Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ayoreo peoples
  • bag, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 41 x 30 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 1/8 x 11 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5372

The rectangular bag is open on the narrow side. There is no strap. It has faint red, blue and yellow stripes.

This kind of bag is used to store men's feather ornaments, but it is only carried by women.