Bag with eight-point star motif


Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas, United States

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.


  • Title: Bag with eight-point star motif
  • Date Created: 1400–1550
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 10 3/8 in. (26.35 cm) Width: 10 1/2 in. (26.67 cm)
  • Type: Textiles
  • External Link: https://www.dma.org/object/artwork/5336827/
  • Medium: Camelid fiber
  • period: Late Horizon
  • Credit Line: Dallas Museum of Art, the Nora and John Wise Collection, bequest of Nora Wise

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