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Woman's aksu (apron)

Woman's aksu (apron). Red, green, orange, black or dark brown wool yarns. Stripes of warp-pattern weaving (bird motifs) alternating with solid-color stripes; solid dark brown or black center. Two loom widths sewn together. Top panel folds back over plain center when worn. Condition: worn edges,...

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Textile Income Purchase Fund

Bolivian (Potolo), early 20th century

Object Place

Potolo, Bolivia

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Textiles and Fashion Arts