Textile

About this object

Narrative

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

Physical description

Wool textile. Piece is rectangular in shape, consisting of two pieces of weaving virtually identical in colour and pattern that have been sewn together at midpoint. Stripes fill the textile, in a variety of thicknesses and in colours of brown, pink, orange, grey and red. Edges are hemmed with a woven cord holding a repeating diamond-shaped pattern.