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Woman's skirt  (Clothing/Garments)  "1950-1953"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1950-1953

Materials:

Wool cloth, cotton cloth, embroidery floss, lace

Techniques:

Sewn, embroidered

Dimensions:

78 x 146 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Andes, Cholos cuencanos (Kichua/Quichua mestizos of Cuenca, Ecuador), Kichua (Quichua), Native Americans, Northern Andes, South America

City:

Cuenca

County:

Cuenca Canton

State:

Azuay Province

Country:

Ecuador

Collection History:

Collected between 1951 and 1953 by Dr. Linton Lomas Barrett (1904-1972, an educator, scholar of Romance languages, and diplomat), during his tenure as a public affairs officer at the U.S. embassy in Ecuador; inherited by his daughter, the Reverend Dr. Ellen M. Barrett, and donated to NMAI in 2002.

Source ID:

NMAI_275716

Catalog Number:

25/9631

Album Name:

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