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ineishi (men's bag)
  • Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking peoples
  • ineishi (men's bag), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • caraguata fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 62 x 39 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/8 x 15 3/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5370

The rectangular bag is open on the long side and is slightly curved. There are plant fiber strings on one side and a loop of twisted fiber on the other to attach the woven strap. The bag has a light brown field with regularly placed dark brown diamonds.