- Museum number
Textile; bag; camelid fibre; body is warp-faced complementary weave; main portion features black-outlined interlocked, serrated forms (serpents?) with a column of diagonal rows of volutes down either side of bag; one face has fine cross knit loop stitch edging and the other, crude whipping stitch; handle: camelid, warp-faced weave; worked as tubular double weave; diagonal rows of interlocked volutes; tan, red, white, black.
- Production date
Length: 12.70 centimetres (+handle)
Width: 20.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- List of Ancient Peruvian relics sent as exchange by Prof. Giglioli, Florence 26 Nov. 1892 '... 1 beautiful chuspa (coca-leaf bag), fine specimen of tapestry work. Chimu, Truxillo ....'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1892C2.7538 (old CDMS no.)