Bag

DATE:
1400–1540
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Camelid fiber
CLASSIFICATION:
Textiles
DIMENSIONS:
Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm) Width: 11 1/4 in. (28.58 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Arts of the Americas
LOCATION:
Not On View
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, the Nora and John Wise Collection, bequest of Nora Wise
OBJECT NUMBER:
1989.W.2390

General Description

This square bag represents a distinctive pattern common to tunic and mantles, the “S”-scroll and step design. The square design with a long strap handle is most typical of coca bags.

Adapted from

Kimberly L. Jones, PhD, Inca: Conquests of the Andes / Los Incas y las conquistas de los Andes, Label text [1989.W.2390; 1989.W.2429; 1989.W.2256; 1989.W.2418; 1989.W.2479], 2015.