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Warp: wool in colors to form pattern. Weft: brown wool, covered by warp. Design: double cloth, conventionalized llamas, and trees, on one side cream white figures on striped red, orange, green and blue ground. Warp forms braided fringe at each end. There is no selvedge the weft runs round and round.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions

17.7 x 118.5 cm (6 15/16 x 46 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2574

Medium or Technique

Wool figured weave with braid

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes