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red de color (woven bag)
  • Mexico
  • red de color (woven bag), 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plant fiber, metal, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 61 x 14 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 24 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5486

The narrow cylindrical bag is made of woven plant fiber strings. The bottom of the bag is a light natural color with a pink band and purple zigzag. There is a pink and purple loop in the center of the bottom. The pliable part of the bag has vertical stripes of light natural, purple, bright pink, green and dark yellow looped through small metal rings at the opening.

There is a black and light natural colored strap through the loop on the bottom and all the metal loops at the opening for a drawstring closure and straps.