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Carrying cloth or garment

Carrying cloth or garment, made from two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool covered by warp. Design: wide pink stripes, narrow pink, green, and greenish blue stripes, with figured stripes woven with blue, white, pink, and yellow wool.

Provenance

Said to come from Aymará (Colla) Indians.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (or Bolivian), early 20th century

Accession Number

27.460

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles