Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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infant's skirt
  • unknown Ayoreo maker
  • infant's skirt, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • plant fiber, cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 70 x 31 cm
    Object Length/Width: 27 1/2 x 12 3/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5376

The small rectangle of cloth is woven from plant fiber. It is a light color with bands of 2-3 stripes in pink or dark blue. It has fringe on the short ends of the rectangle.

There is a narrow cotton strip for a tie.