Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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digging stick
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • digging stick, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, carving, staining
  • Object Length/Width: 130 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 51 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5338
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Description

The long wooden stick has one end that is pointed and the other end is tapered at an angle. It is mostly dark brown with two light natural streaks.