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Woven bags filled with food were often used as presents to relatives and other visitors. In weaving these yarn bags, the warp were hung along a cord stretched around two sticks set vertically to the ground. The bag was woven downward, and the upper edge sewn together to form its bottom. Prior to the availability of commercial yarn Native women used plant fibers to make their twined bags.
height 18 in ; width 18.5 in