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Knit bag (monedero)
Knit bag (monedero)
Date:
ca. 1950–1960
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Fiber; Knitting
Dimensions:
16.2 x 38.2 cm (6 3/8 x 15 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.182
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Large doll shape, male, multicolored patterning, human, bird, and animal images, hat, hair, eyes, mouth, fingers and toes.
catalogue #131, p. 102, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

small poncho (unku, luto pallay)
Cap
Cap (early 20th century)
Knit bag (ch'uspa)