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  • Rosa Ocumayalli
    active: Peru
  • belt, 2008
  • Where object was made: Chinchero, Cuzco region, Peru
  • wool, dyeing, weaving, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 344 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 135 3/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0153

Long woven panel with a narrow woven panel sewn on each end. Panel field has stripes in blue, grey, dark brown. Decoration spans the stripes, but the colors change with the stripes. Decoration ccolors are red, purple, light brown. Thin black red and grey stripes form a border, and a band of "S" shaped designs on light brown. One tie is mostly red with a black zigzag and the other is mostly purple with a yellow zigzag.

One end of the panel has braided fringe, bound together at the end, with the purple/yellow tie sewn on.