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Mantle (Huallas)

Woman's mantle (Huallas). Alpaca; warp-faced plain weave ground of equal bands of dark brown, black, beige and gray. Natural (undyed) camelid fibers.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Peruvian (Lake Titicaca region, Pampa Acora), 19th century

Object Place

Pampa Acora area, Lake Titicaca, Peru

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Medium or Technique

Alpaca; warp-faced plain weave


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