Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded sash
  • Mojave peoples
  • beaded sash, late 1800s–mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • beads, metal, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 74 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 29 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1676
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Description

The sash is made of woven strands of black or white beads. The overall appearance is of black blocks, white blocks, and checkerboard blocks of pattern. It has a hook and eye closure.