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Coca Bag (Chuspa)

A work made of cotton and wool (camelid), stripes of plain weave and plain weave derivatives with complementary patterning warp; central stripe with extended warp creating a woven looped flap; applied tubular crossed-warp weave edging; wool-wrapped overcast stitch bottom edging and pom-pom tassles; attached strap of cotton and wool (camelid) plain weave with complementary patterning warp.

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  • A work made of cotton and wool (camelid), stripes of plain weave and plain weave derivatives with complementary patterning warp; central stripe with extended warp creating a woven looped flap; applied tubular crossed-warp weave edging; wool-wrapped overcast stitch bottom edging and pom-pom tassles; attached strap of cotton and wool (camelid) plain weave with complementary patterning warp.

Date:

1950/1980

Artist:

Quechua
Chuquisaca,Yamparáez, Tarabuco, and Candelaria, Bolivia

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Culture

Quechua

Title

Coca Bag (Chuspa)

Origin

Bolivia

Date

Made 1950–1980

Medium

Cotton and wool (camelid), stripes of plain weave and plain weave derivatives with complementary patterning warp; central stripe with extended warp creating a woven looped flap; applied tubular crossed-warp weave edging; wool-wrapped overcast stitch bottom edging and pom-pom tassles; attached strap of cotton and wool (camelid) plain weave with complementary patterning warp

Dimensions

18.7 × 20 cm (7 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Textile Society

Reference Number

1981.44

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