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Poncho

Man's poncho. Alpaca; warp-faced plain weave. Fine contiguous stripes of complementary warp weave alternated with wide bands of dark blue warp-faced plain weave. A narrow accessory band of warp-faced double cloth is stitched around entire garment to form a border. A second, outermost band (very...

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Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Bolivian (Oruro, Aymara Culture), Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Oruro, Bolivia

Accession Number

1992.570

Medium or Technique

Alpaca; warp-faced plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes