Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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peyé (mosquito swatter)
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • peyé (mosquito swatter), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 39 x 33 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 3/8 x 13 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5153

The roughly rectangular woven panel's bottom corners are rounded. The top corners are tied to a piece of wood with twisted plant fiber cords.