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Ceremonial Scarf (bufando or ufanta)

A work made of wool and cotton, warp-faced plain weave embroidered with cross stitches; attached crochet edging and borders terminating in knotted cut fringe.
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  • A work made of wool and cotton, warp-faced plain weave embroidered with cross stitches; attached crochet edging and borders terminating in knotted cut fringe.

Date:

1850/1900

Artist:

Aymara
Bolivia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Aymara

Title

Ceremonial Scarf (bufando or ufanta)

Place

Bolivia (Object made in)

Date

Made 1850–1900

Medium

Wool and cotton, warp-faced plain weave embroidered with cross stitches; attached crochet edging and borders terminating in knotted cut fringe

Dimensions

251.5 × 65.7 cm (99 × 25 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Royalties from The Warner Fund

Reference Number

1986.20

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