Woven Bag with Geometric Design
8 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 17/32 in. (21 x 19 x 1.3 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.39
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- braiding - Technique in which strands of pliable material, often three or four strands, are intertwined so as to form a plait, band, or rope. An example is in textile work, where flat over-and-under oblique interlacing is achieved using the undifferentiated elements of a single set of strands, characterized by the oblique crossings of the elements and their common directional trend. Other examples include in the making of leather items, basketmaking, and in styling of hair.
- geometric patterns
- Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
- pouches - Small or moderate size bags for carrying small articles, often having drawstrings, a flap, or closure hardware.
- textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
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