Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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netted bag
  • unknown Shona maker
  • netted bag, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • plant fiber, netting
  • Object Length/Width: 53 x 24 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 7/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0311

This cylindrical bag of netted plant fiber cord has a single short strap of the same netted plant fiber.

It was intended to carry peanuts or sweet potatoes to the market.