Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • skirt, late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: near Chota, Peru
  • wool, cotton, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 66.5 x 134 cm width is widest point at hem
    Object Height/Width: 26 3/16 x 52 3/4 in width is widest point at hem
  • Gift of Julian Holtzman
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6691

The skirt is made from dark pink wool with an unbleached cotton waistband and drawstring. There are three decorative seams along the bottom of the skirt. The cotton waistband is gathered at the top around a drawstring and the side is left open.