Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bag
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • bag, late 1800s–1983
  • Where object was made: Campo Loro, Gran Chaco, Bolivia
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 62.5 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width: 24 5/8 x 11 in
  • Gift of Howard and Maxine Morarie
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6781
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Description

The rectangular bag is open on one of the short ends. It is a light natural color with a wide blue stripe at the bottom with thin red and blue stripes. There is a wide red stripe near the middle with two thin blue stripes and a wide blue stripe at the top with two thin red and blue stripes.

The other side has a light natural stripe at the bottom, a wide red stripe in the middle and a wide blue stripe at the top. It has an undecorated handle.