Guanaco Wool Poncho

Poncho, made of a simple square with a hole cut for the head and finished to selvage with wool bias. Found in South America, the Guanaco is related to the Llama and the Alpaca and produces a soft wool second only to Vicuna. Its color varies little compared to other camelids and is shades of browns to rust brown with a white underbelly. Striped using the natural wool colors, this simple local pattern poncho is typical of the area.

Circa: early 20th century

Origin: Argentina

Material: Guanaco wool

Condition: some soiling along the edges, good

Dimensions: 60" x 73" open, 60" x 36" folded as poncho.

Inventory number: WR3805



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