- Museum number
Coca bag (chuspa) ; camelid warp and weft; vertical stripes of warp-faced plain weave alternating with patterned stripes of complementary weave - broader stripes with rhomboidal serpent head (?) motifs and narrower ones with zigzag design; wrapping at bag opening and coloured striped embroidery as edging up sides with cross knit loop stitch at outermost edges; long handle attached at one side: complementary weave with tubular edging; geometric patterning. Browns, grey, indigo, cream with yellow, red and green side edging.
- Production date
Length: 16.50 centimetres (plus handle)
Width: 18.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Cereceda,V., 1978, Annals Econ. Soc. Vivil. Chile, Vol.33: 5-6 (about Isluga textiles).
Comparable material: Am,+.2206
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2021-2022 11 Nov-20 Feb, London, BM, G35, Peru: a journey in time
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number