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 has a wide centre portion of tight, uniform weaving with decoration consisting of three equally spaced areas of horizontal lines in colours of green, pink, purple and orange. At each end of this portion are three thick, braided cords that are joined at their distal ends and hold a long, thin tie that ends in a tassel.