Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven bag
  • South America
  • woven bag, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: South America
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 47 x 45.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 18 1/2 x 17 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5425

The hexagonal bag is wider than it is tall. The strap is made from four strands of twisted plant fiber, knotted together in the middle. It has a large gusset on the bottom. It has a herringbone weave, but is otherwise undecorated. It is light brown.