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woven bag
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • woven bag, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 31 x 18.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 3/16 x 7 5/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5215.01

The rectangular bag (2007.5215.01) is made of woven plant fiber, open on the short end and only partially closed on one long side. It is brown.

The bag is used to hold men's feather ornaments, but it is only carried by women.