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Belt (Chumpi or Wak’a)

A work made of wool and cotton, stripes of plain weave and two-color complementary warp weave; braided fringe.

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  • A work made of wool and cotton, stripes of plain weave and two-color complementary warp weave; braided fringe.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Quechua or Aymara
Possibly Lake Titicaca region, Peru or Bolivia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Quechua

Title

Belt (Chumpi or Wak’a)

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 1900–1950

Medium

Wool and cotton, stripes of plain weave and two-color complementary warp weave; braided fringe

Dimensions

119.7 × 13 cm (47 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.1620

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