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hononon (spinning top)
  • Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking peoples
  • hononon (spinning top), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5277

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