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1901

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1969

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2015

2021

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Shawl (Ecuador), 20th century

This is a Shawl. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton (?) and its technique is warp-face plain weave patterned by warp ikat; warp ends knotted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Clara Waldeck.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 285 × 95 cm (9 ft. 4 3/16 in. × 37 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Attached tag reads: "No. 216 ikat, made at Cajamarca, Highlands of N. Peru. On verso: "Bought 1936 by Dr. Bennet at Lambayeque Eten."

Cite this object as

Shawl (Ecuador), 20th century; Previously owned by Charles F. Iklé ; cotton (?); H x W: 285 × 95 cm (9 ft. 4 3/16 in. × 37 3/8 in.); Gift of Clara Waldeck; 1969-170-22

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