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potato sack
  • Florentina Huamáman Condori
    born 1953
    active: Peru
  • potato sack, 2009
  • Where object was made: Accha Alta, Cuzco region, Peru
  • llama wool, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 90 x 42 cm
    Object Length/Width: 35 3/8 x 16 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0145

Long narrow sack made of woven llama wool. Vertical stripes in shades of natural brown, from light to dark. The colored stripes are a mirror image from the center to the seam. The side seams are wrapped in multiple shades of brown, rather than a single shade.