Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • bag, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 77 x 37 cm
    Object Length/Width: 30 5/16 x 14 9/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5144

The nearly square bag has a strap. The strap and bag have the same weave. The bag has horizontal brown stripes, flanked by dark brown and separated by light natural stripes. The strap is light natural.