- Museum number
Textile; bag; varied construction; body of bag: main portion is tapestry with cotton warp and camelid weft; alternate rows of cross motifs and llama motifs with bodies divided into quadrangles; upper portion is weft-faced plain weave cotton; towards opening is section of looped(?) cotton. Length of plied cotton yarn is attached at one side of opening. Bag is sewn up sides with stem stitch. Cream cotton with red, tan, green, black and white camelid fibre.
- Production date
Length: 25 centimetres
Width: 21.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Register addition "Peru; Inca".
See: Stone-Miller, R. 1992, 'To Weave for the Sun: Ancient Andean textiles in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston', London: Thames and Hudson (1994), pl.66
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2003 15 Dec-2009 Jun, BM, 'Living and Dying'
2013 11 Oct-2014 16 Mar, Stuttgart, Linden Museum, Historic Inca
2014 02 Mar-02 Nov, Rosenheim, Exhibition Hall Lokschuppen, Historic Inca
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number