Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • South America
  • tumpline, late 1800s–2007
  • llama wool, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 146.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 57 11/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7290

The tumpline has a wide brown panel in the center that is divided lengthwise and is flanked by off-white and brown segments that are round in cross-section. There is off-white twisted rope at either end. One has a brown end and the other has a loop at the end.