ca. 1850 90" x 67"
Textile, Alpaca wool and natural dyes Region: Oruro Province, Bolivia Culture: Aymara Culture
Quechua Balandrán-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.