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Chief’s Poncho

A work made of wool, plain weave with stripes of two-color complementary warp weave; embroidered with wool in twined double running stitches; plied warp fringe.
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  • A work made of wool, plain weave with stripes of two-color complementary warp weave; embroidered with wool in twined double running stitches; plied warp fringe.

Date:

1850/1900

Artist:

Mapuche
Chile, Araucanía, Temuco

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Culture

Mapuche

Title

Chief’s Poncho

Origin

Chile

Date

Made 1850–1900

Medium

Wool, plain weave with stripes of two-color complementary warp weave; embroidered with wool in twined double running stitches; plied warp fringe

Dimensions

162.6 × 156.8 cm (64 × 61 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. L. Senior, and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kelly; and the Textile Society

Reference Number

1993.133

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