Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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peyé (mosquito swatter)
  • unknown Ayoreo maker
  • peyé (mosquito swatter), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 36 x 29 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 1/8 x 11 3/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5154

The roughly rectangular woven panel's bottom corners are curled. The top corners are tied to a piece of wood with twisted plant fiber cords. There are thin pink or red vertical stripes.