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Carrying cloth or garment

Carrying cloth or garment made of two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: black wool, covered by warp. Design: wide brown stripes, narrow black, white, pink, green, yellow, and grayish violet stripes, and narrow figured stripes woven with the same colors.

Provenance

Said to come from Aymará (Colla) Indians.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (or Bolivian), early 20th century

Accession Number

27.458

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles