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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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

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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