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wah (honey bag)
  • Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking peoples
  • wah (honey bag), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • animal skin, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 25.5 x 25 x 8.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 1/16 x 9 13/16 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5410
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Description

The cylindrical bag of animal hide has the fur to the inside. There are twisted plant fiber cords from the straps at the open end. It is light grey-brown. The bottom of the bag is black with small knots.
It is currently flattened.