Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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piyeke (gourd bowl)
  • Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking peoples
  • piyeke (gourd bowl), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • gourd, plant fiber, gum resin
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7.5 x 14 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5400

The bowl is created from half of a gourd. It has a small spout on one side with a twisted plant fiber loop though it. Two old repairs are covered with resin. It is light brown.