Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven bag
  • Pech (Paya) peoples
  • woven bag, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Honduras
  • plant fiber, weaving, braiding
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 51 x 65 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 1/16 x 25 9/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7288
Description

The very flexible rectangular bag is rounded on the bottom seam. The strap handle appears to be a strip of plant fiber across the open side. There is a braided cord around the opening on the long side. It is very loosely woven of twisted plant fiber cord. It has a dark brown color.