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Antique Woven Textile Andean Bolivian Peru Mantle Awayo Wool

Antique Woven Textile Andean Bolivian Peru Mantle Awayo Wool


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: South American: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1295503

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Antique Woven Textile Andean Bolivian Peru Mantle Awayo Wool South American Indians Red Alpaca This is an antique hand woven wool, small blanket, used by the Andean woman for carrying babies, market goods, called a mantle or Awayo. Made in Peru or Bolivia In good condition it is basically red, with gray, with thin stripes of green, and natural brown. It is woven on a back strap loom, done in two pieces, sewn together in the middle. Done in geometric patterns, it is the opposite colours on each side. In good condition, no repairs, it measures 38 x 34 inches. This is an antique piece of Ethnographic material, circa 1900.