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Peruvian Wedding Mantle Shawl

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Price: $75.00 $56.25
Member Price: $67.50 $50.62

Item# 80-020547 







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A lliclla is a square mantle worn around the shoulders; indigenous women in the Andes have continued to wear these traditional mantles, fastened by silver shawl pins, even in modern times. Although colonial- era weavers in the Andes preserved the art of Precolumbian tapestry technique, they incorporated many European decorative motifs into their designs. Our magnificent shawl is adapted from a beautiful Peruvian womans wedding mantle (late 16thearly 17th century) in the Museums collection.

Wool/Viscose/Silk. Imported. 75'' x 28''; 1'' fringe.

  • Wool/Viscose/Silk
  • Imported
  • 75'' x 28''; 1'' fringe

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Description

A lliclla is a square mantle worn around the shoulders; indigenous women in the Andes have continued to wear these traditional mantles, fastened by silver shawl pins, even in modern times. Although colonial- era weavers in the Andes preserved the art of Precolumbian tapestry technique, they incorporated many European decorative motifs into their designs. Our magnificent shawl is adapted from a beautiful Peruvian womans wedding mantle (late 16thearly 17th century) in the Museums collection.

Wool/Viscose/Silk. Imported. 75'' x 28''; 1'' fringe.





  • Wool/Viscose/Silk
  • Imported
  • 75'' x 28''; 1'' fringe


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