Pre-Columbian, Southern Peru, Nazca culture, ca. 300 to 500 CE. Striking textile and pelt bag used for storing personal belongings and often coca leaves. Nearly pure white section of alpaca or other camelid hide with outer fur sewn into long corseted bag. Woven camelid tassels in vibrant shades of red, gold, green, and white attached at each lower "corner." A very appealing example not often found! Size on frame: 11" W x 26" H (27.9 cm x 66 cm)
Provenance: private Hawaii, USA collection, Drimmer Collection, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Coca bag in great condition, vivid colors, cleaned and mounted on tan cotton cloth and wooden stretcher frame. Ready to display just as is.