About this object


Purchased in June 1978 in the Cuzco Indian market from the maker.

Cultural context

Worn by women.

Physical description

Dark red jacket with white lace. The dark red fabric is woven with a diamond motif in a stripe pattern. The jacket has a wide collar, long cuffed sleeves and centre opening. The lower portion is flared and pleated. There is lace on the edges of the collar, centre opening, cuffs and bottom hem. The inner lining is natural cotton and covers only the upper part of the jacket.