Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hononon (spinning top)
  • unknown Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking maker
  • hononon (spinning top), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5276

The conical wooden spinning top has a twisted plant fiber pull cord wrapped around the narrow end. The wooden portion is dark brown.