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watana (narrow band)
  • Ylla Felix
    active: Peru
  • watana (narrow band), 2006
  • Where object was made: Chahuaytire, Cuzco region, Peru
  • alpaca wool, beads, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 132 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 51 15/16 x 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0155

Long narrow woven band with fringed ends. The field is a dark blue stripe, flanked by purple stripes, and decorated with bands of white diamonds. The border has yellow and green bands and white beads on the edge.