Textile bag "Chuspa"

Unknown10th-15th century

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI), Uruguay

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI), Uruguay

So far, the definitions of "chuspa" have been based on criteria such as size-only longer than 9x12cm-, content-some authors define as colored woven bag used to carry coca male-or use of certain decorative techniques - such as floating warps, complementary, transposed or broken, or upholstery, and also have elaborate endings. There is consensus in accepting that this material is not exclusive to any particular Andean culture, or of any age, but gender, being associated with the same men as well as women inkuñas.

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  • Title: Textile bag "Chuspa"
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 10th-15th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x h29 cm
  • Period: Late intermediate
  • Culture: Chancay
  • Type: Textile, camelid wool and cotton
  • Rights: MAPI, 2007, MAPI


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