Coca bag

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Culture/People
Quechua
Collector
Carl R. Berman, Non-Indian, 1915-1990
Blanche P. Berman (Blanche Polsky Berman), Non-Indian, 1913-2012
Previous owner
Carl R. Berman, Non-Indian, 1915-1990
Blanche P. Berman (Blanche Polsky Berman), Non-Indian, 1913-2012
Donor
Carl R. Berman, Non-Indian, 1915-1990
Blanche P. Berman (Blanche Polsky Berman), Non-Indian, 1913-2012
Object Name
Coca bag
Media/Materials
Wool yarn
Techniques
Woven
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Pisac; Calca Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created
circa 1955
Collection History
Collected by Carl R. Berman (1915-1990, an artist and explorer) and his wife Blanche Polsky Berman (1913-2012) during travel in South America in the 1950s; donated to NMAI by Blanche Berman in 1997.
Catalog Number
25/4526
Barcode
254526.000
See related items
Quechua
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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