An Early Aymara Ponchito

Item: 1107

Origin: Aymara – South America
Date: : Late 18th to early 19th century
Media: Camelid (Llama)
Dimensions: 51″ x 30″

Description: Beautiful and sublime, this classic ponchito is a fine example.  The fine banding system has many variations of red including purple and red-brown.  The border is surrounded with a gold yarn that glows with a sheen.  The handle is thin and fine.

Condition: This manta is in original, un restored condition.  There are small holes throughout and fraying to the edges, particularly around the hem of the head opening.

Price: 2800