Bag with eight-point star motif
- MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
- Camelid fiber
- Height: 10 3/8 in. (26.35 cm) Width: 10 1/2 in. (26.67 cm)
- Arts of the Americas
- Not On View
- CREDIT LINE:
- Dallas Museum of Art, the Nora and John Wise Collection, bequest of Nora Wise
- OBJECT NUMBER:
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.
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.