Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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redes de carga (cargo bags)
  • Mexico
  • redes de carga (cargo bags), 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 80 x 24 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 31 1/2 x 9 7/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5488

The two large bags are woven from a small diameter plant fiber rope tied together. They are a light natural color and are currently rolled next to each other.

They are cargo bags for loads of ears of corn. One would be loaded on either side of a donkey.