Belt

About this object

Narrative

Acquired by the donor on a field collecting trip in and around Cuzco, Peru, in 1978.

Physical description

Woven wool belt. Garment is long and relatively wide, with a defined rectangular element at one end, and a series of braided cords contained inside a thick rounded edging of pink and green on the other. Decoration includes a dark brown and orange central line with various motifs in tan, and to each side of this a line of red, green and yellow crosses, tan swirls, short horizontal lines in green and pink, and edging of brown and tan squares.