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Saddlebag, half, or coca bag (ch'uspa)
Saddlebag, half, or coca bag (ch'uspa)
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Dimensions:
32.3 x 25 cm (12 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua/Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.184
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Large bag, one side patterned stripes, other side plain warp faced weave, predominantly reds, purple, beige, tubular edge binding on both sides, a strap, multicolored tassels on bottom. Catalogue #12, p. 63, Traditional Textiles of The Andes

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

woman's mantle (iscayo)
woman's mantle (iscayo) (late 19th century)
Coca bag (ch'uspa)
Coca bag (ch'uspa) (ca. 1800–1899)
Scepter
Scepter (mid 19th century)
Partial sash
Partial sash (19th century)