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:

1950/80

Artist:

Quechua
Bolivia, Chuquisaca,Yamparáez, Tarabuco, Candelaria

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Arts of the Americas

Culture

Quechua

Title

Coca Bag (Chuspa)

Origin

Bolivia

Date

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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