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  • South America
  • bag, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: South America
  • animal skin, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 42 x 20 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 1/2 x 7 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5421

The pouch-like bag is made of animal hide. The bag is rectangular with an irregularly shaped flap on one of the long sides. The strips of light natural plant fiber are knotted on either side of the flap to make a strap.