The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art
Antique Poncho of a Mapuche Chief

chief’s poncho (trarican macuñ)


indigo-dyed sheep’s wool; ikat weaving technique


length 5 feet 4 inches, width 4 feet 1.5 inches (including fringe)


Mapuche people


Southern Chile (Temuco) or Argentina


circa 1875-1900


provenance:  collected in Argentina by Jack Daulton

condition: one or two small, unobtrusive, repaired areas