Shawl (Ecuador), 20th century

  • Creator: Charles F. Iklé
  • Year: 20th century
  • Location: Ecuador

Shawl patterned in an ikat design of a bird motif arranged in rows offset in alternating rows. The undyed warps at each end are knotted to produce an open fabric with a pattern of flowering plants in a pot with a bird perched on top, single birds and flowers – about 17 inches. Ivory cotton fringe about 5 inches long attached to the knotted sections at each end.

Shawl (Ecuador), 20th century; Previously owned by Charles F. Iklé ; cotton (?); H x W: 285 × 95 cm (9 ft. 4 3/16 in. × 37 3/8 in.); Gift of Clara Waldeck; 1969-170-22

Gift of Clara Waldeck

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