About this object


Acquired by the donor on a field collecting trip in and around Cuzco, Peru, in 1978.

Physical description

Wool bag. Small purse is roughly square, decorated with vertical stripes in various widths, in colours of brown, red, yellow, and pink. Designs in ‘x’ shapes, squares, butterflies, diamonds and other motifs are done in light tan over the stripes of colour. Back and front are relatively identical. Bag opens to top, with sides stitched together on the exterior.