Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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upig (pouch for betel-chewing supplies)
  • Manobo peoples
  • upig (pouch for betel-chewing supplies), late 1800s–1912
  • Where object was made: Bunawan, Agusan River Valley, Philippines
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 x 14 x 2.5 cm together
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 1 in together
  • Gift of Edward H. Taylor
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3585.a,b

The small rectangular bag has a very narrow base (2007.3585.a). The narrow rectangular lid (2007.3585.b) covers about half of the bag. It is brown with a herringbone weave but is otherwise undecorated.