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Mourning Overskirt

Type: For Ceremony and Ritual
Object Name: Mourning Overskirt
Local Name: aksu
Maker: Dona Hilda of Charazani
Place Made: South America: Central South America, Bolivia, Chuquisaca, Tarabuco or Villa Villa
People: Quechua
Period: Late 19th to early 20th century
Date: c 1900
Dimensions: L 99 cm x W 74 cm
Materials: Alpaca hair; cotton
Techniques: Warp-faced; complementary warp
ID Number: T94.0939
Credit: From the Opekar / Webster Collection