Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven sash
  • unknown Hopi maker
  • woven sash, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • wool, cotton, weaving, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: approximately 365 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: approximately 143 11/16 x 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1721

The long sash has a red woolen warp and undyed cotton weft. There is a thin black line near the edges. The repeating design consists of a short sawtooth zigzag in unbleached wool, and a border of the same color. The other side has the sawtooth zigzags in red on an unbleached field. There is braided fringe on one end. The other end is plain or twisted.