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small bag
  • Bolivia
  • small bag, late 1800s–1916
  • Where object was made: Iticaca, Bolivia
  • llama wool, knitting
  • Object Height/Width: 15 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Allen Sterling
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6904

The small teardrop shaped bag has brown edging on the top and the seams. It has horizontal stripes in light brown, brown, and dark brown. The center stripe is a wide dark brown stripe with three "X" shapes in light brown. The wider brown stripe above it has a yellow-brown zigzag and the light brown stripe below has yellow-brown leaf shapes.