Man's woven belt

Man's woven belt, huayame - Photograph ©Yvonne Negrín

This belt was woven on the back strap loom using hand spun wool and the dark blue color was achieved using dye made from plants native to the sierras. The motif is of the male and female deer (maxa) and the peyote (hikuri).

Create Date: 
1960
Object Medium: 
Materials & Techniques: 
Hand spun wool with plant dyes woven on the back strap loom.
Dimensions: 
Width
0.09m.
Height
1.50m.