Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ayoreo peoples
  • rope, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • caraguata fiber
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7.5 x 19 x 30 cm bundled
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 11 3/4 in bundled
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5411

The length of rope is made from twisted plant fiber. One end is significantly smaller.

It is currently bundled.

Men make and use these ropes to climb trees to collect honey.