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Outfit worn by Diablada dancers during Carnival to honor the Virgin de La Candelaria  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1975"

Carlos Sanchez, Aymara

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1970-1980

Materials:

Iron, synthetic fabric, cotton cloth, commercially tanned leather, paint, sequins, metal bell/bells, metal braid trim, velvet, coin/coins

Techniques:

Bent, soldered, sewn, appliqued, painted

Dimensions:

104 x 77 x 60 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Andes, Aymara, Central Andes/Southern Highlands, Native Americans, South America, Southern Andes

City:

Oruro

County:

Cercado Province

State:

Oruro Department

Country:

Bolivia

Collection History:

Formerly owned and used by Carlos Sanchez (Aymara); donated to NMAI in 2003.

Source ID:

NMAI_277742

Catalog Number:

26/1639

Album Name:

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