Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • North or Central America
  • sash, late 1800s–1950
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 156 x 7 cm length does not include ties
    Object Length/Width: 61 7/16 x 2 3/4 in length does not include ties
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6671

The long narrow sash is light blue with yellow designs. The leaves form a zigzag down the middle and a variety of birds and other shapes sit in the space around. There are red and white zigzags down the sides. The ends are braided into small strips that are then gathered and held in place with a dark brown or red loop. It is finished as a tie.