Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ayoreo peoples
  • sash?, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 103 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 40 1/2 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5258

Multiple plant fiber strings are doubled over and additional plant fiber strings are tied at the fold. The strings at the folds may be ties for a sash.

It was used mostly by men but sometimes by women.