Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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red de tortilla (woven bag)
  • Mexico
  • red de tortilla (woven bag), 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 171 x 20 cm
    Object Length/Width: 67 5/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5487

The bag is made from woven strings of plant fiber. It is cylindrical, on the end with a loop of plant fiber rope. The other end has a drawstring closure. It is a light natural color.