Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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caraguata string
  • unknown Ayoreo maker
  • caraguata string, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • caraguata fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 26.5 x 10 cm
    Object Length/Width: 10 7/16 x 3 15/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5255.01

The length of string (2007.5255.01) is made from twisted caraguatá (Ayoreo: daju) fiber, rolled on the maker's thigh. It has an unfinished end. It is bundled. It is a light grey color.