Blue and white shoulder bag.

Indigo and white kutsiuri with puma motif - Photograph by Paco Link

This shoulder bag (kutsiuri in Wixárika) was made from hand spun virgin wool and colored using plant based blue dye. It was woven on the back-strap loom and the main motif represents the puma (máye). The bag was acquired in the mid 1970's in the community of Tuapurie.

Create Date: 
1974
Object Medium: 
Materials & Techniques: 
Hand spun virgin wool, indigo and white. Woven on the back-strap loom.
Dimensions: 
Width
0.22m.
Height
0.20m.