Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking maker
  • bottle, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • ceramic, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21.5 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 7/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5385

The globular pot has rounded bottom. It has two small loop handles on either side and a short, narrow neck. There are twisted plant fiber strings at the top and bottom to anchor the zigzagging strings of plant fiber. There is another string through both the loops to act as a strap.