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Man's bag


Artist Unknown (Maya, Ixil)


c. 1985

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Man's bag, Artist Unknown (Maya, Ixil)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Non-Woven (Do Not Use) | Cotton; crochet, weaving
Size: 11 x 12 1/2 in. (27.94 x 31.75 cm) (not including strap or tassles)43 x 1 1/4 in. (109.22 x 3.18 cm) (object part, Strap)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Highland Region, El Quiché, Santa María Nebaj
Culture: Maya, Ixil, Guatemala, Highland region, El Quiché
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Knitted bag in multi-colored stripes and geometric and zoomorphic (horse and birds) patterns; strap and 4 tassels of varying colors on each side.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2003.227.13
Added to Site: March 1, 2009