Poncho
ca. 1850
90" x 67"
Textile, Alpaca wool and natural dyes
Region: Oruro Province, Bolivia
Culture: Aymara Culture
Quechua BalandrĂ¡n-style poncho, Iru Tambo region, Tapacari province, Cochabamba department, Bolivia, 17th–18th century. Warp-faced alpaca wool plain weave with stripes of complementary warp weave and a woven fringe, the purple field composed of nine bands of stripes.