BOLIVIA. Awayo. Cerimonial Garment
CERIMONIAL AWAYO Aymara Peoples Bolivia. Circa 1940 Possibly much Earlier. Exceptionally Large Textile 45 x 41. Un-Dyed Camelid Fiber Fields in Natural Colors, Mixed Llama with Dyed Merino Wools ( Central Composition ). A Highly Intricate Pictorial Motif of Condors, The Sun God, Lakes and Rivers. Striking Colors, Superb Condition. From the Lower Macha Regional Area of Bolivia incorprating Pre-Hispanic Era Patterns generic to Macha Tribal Weaves. A highly complexed Ceremonial Awayo intended to put forth The Finest Efforts in Artistry of The Weaver, Possibly Months to Complete. * Argentine Estate Collection. Acquired 1950's. Advanced Collections. Less and Less of These Original Textiles are Showing on Today's Market and at Prices well above $400. WONDEROUS CENTRAL PATTERN ! and Very Tightly Loomed.
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