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Coca Bag

A work made of cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave with bands of two-color complementary weft plain weave with three-span floats; joined with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop and overcast stitches.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave with bands of two-color complementary weft plain weave with three-span floats; joined with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop and overcast stitches.

Date:

A.D. 1532/1650

Artist:

Inca-Colonial
Peru, Probably southern highlands

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Inca

Title

Coca Bag

Place

Peru (Object made in)

Date

Made 1532–1650

Medium

Cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave with bands of two-color complementary weft plain weave with three-span floats; joined with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop and overcast stitches

Dimensions

20 × 18.4 cm (7 7/8 × 7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.1830

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