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Image: arpillera







arpillera

Date: 1973 - 2000
Country: Peru
Continent: South America
Dimensions: 8 x 8 x 4 in. (19 x 19 x 10 cm)
Credit: Gift of Karen Jenson & Dr. Reginald III Rutherford
Accession Number: 2007.01.020


Comments: Colorful scene of villagers picking and gathering fruits and vegetables.  Appliqu¬ø of 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional figures.  The foreground and background are appliqu¬ød in 2-D, including the house and tree.  There are 4 women on the lower half of the hanging.  Two men on the life and right side.  The women distinguished by their skirts, where the men are in pants.  The word ‚ÄúMercado‚Äù is stitched in the upper right corner.

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