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Coca bag (ch'uspa)
Coca bag (ch'uspa)
Date:
ca. 1900
Location:
de Young
Gallery 60A Drawer 9
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair; Warp-faced Plain Weave; Complementary-warp Weave
Dimensions:
22.2 x 18.4 cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.166
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997
Study Drawer Rotation, Textile Education Gallery, de Young, 12/16-present

Small bag, one piece, solid colored and patterned stripes, predominantly beige, red, and blue, joined at side seams and along the top edges with a tubular edge binding, 3 pockets, multicolored tassels creating fringe on bottom of bag and pockets; one other crude tassel. Fig. 58-59, p. 57, Traditional Textiles of the Andes/Catalogue 339, p. 71.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

belt (huaka)
belt (huaka) (early 20th century)
Knit bag (ch'uspa)
Hand warmers (guantes)
Hand warmers (guantes) (early 20th century)
Baby's hat (lluchu)
Baby's hat (lluchu) (20th century)