Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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net bag
  • Australia
  • net bag, late 1800s–1995
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 41 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Width: 16 1/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Beatrice A. Wright
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3681

The bag is woven from strings of twisted plant fiber in a very open, net-like weave. It has a short strap and is soft sided. It is a light natural color with horizontal stripes of darker plant fiber.