Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cord for hammock
  • Warao peoples
  • cord for hammock, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • moriche palm fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 303 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 119 5/16 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Andrew M. Torres
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6831

The cord is made from five twisted plant fiber strings which are twisted together. It is a light natural color.