Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sash with horse hair fringe
  • United States
  • sash with horse hair fringe, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • horse hair, cotton, pigment, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 179 x 27 cm
    Object Length/Width: 70 1/2 x 10 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1442

The black sash has a zigzag pattern woven into the fabric with red cotton. Hanks of red horse hair form a fringe that decorates the sash under the woven panel. The ends of the sash are frayed, and twisted into fringes on one end. The other end is left unfinished.