Purse depicting the Heart of Christ

Unidentified Quechua maker


collected in the 1920s

Leather and cloth

Overall: 4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (12 × 12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Henry C. Reed, Class of 1931



Place Made: Riobamba, Ecuador, South America


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Purse

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Henry Clinton Reed (1907-1993) in Riobamba, Ecuador, 1922; given to present collection, 1929.

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