Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • rope, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 37 x 30 cm coiled
    Object Length/Width: 14 9/16 x 11 3/4 in coiled
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0806

This length of rope is made from twisted plant fiber. It is a light natural color. One end is knotted. The rope is coiled and held in place with four strings.