Coca bag

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Culture/People
Quechua
Previous owner
Stanley Selengut, Non-Indian
Seller
Stanley Selengut, Non-Indian
Presenter/funding source
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler), Non-Indian, 1919-2019
Object Name
Coca bag
Media/Materials
Wool yarn
Techniques
Woven, braided
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created
1940-1959
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from Stanley Selengut (an importer of Andean crafts) in 1966 using funds donated by Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987, a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector) and his wife Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (1919-2019).
Catalog Number
23/8457
Barcode
238457.000
See related items
Quechua
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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