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Headband ("wincha")

Weaving (warp-pattern). Headband ("wincha") with design of repeating columns of diamonds with hooks in orange and purple or orange and green on white. Bordered by green (and a few red) glass bugle beads. Two ties with beads not original. Wool.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Sayles Day Foundation

Bolivian (Charazani Indians), 19th century

Object Place

Bolivia

Accession Number

1983.25

Medium or Technique

Wool figured weave, glass beads and wool cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes