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Cloth weaving (warp pattern)

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Carrying cloth, made of two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool covered by warp. Design: stripes of dark blue, dark neutral violet, and reddish violet, some stripes figured with birds and geometric ornament woven with white wool. Narrow blue band...

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Provenance

Said to come from Aymará (Colla) Indians.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Bolivian, 19th century

Dimensions

99.2 x 67.5 cm (39 1/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.459

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles