Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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men's bag
  • Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking peoples
  • men's bag, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • caraguata fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 68 x 24 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 3/4 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5374

The pouch-like woven bag has the ends gathered onto a twisted plant fiber loop. Each loop anchors one end of the woven strap. There are dark brown and light natural zigzags on the bag and stripes on the edges.