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  • Venezuela
  • sash, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • cotton, wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 255 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 100 3/8 x 3 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6681

The woven cotton sash has wool decoration and a wide red stripe in the center with narrower green stripes alongside. The red stripe has images of stylized animals (possibly llamas), composite designs of "x's" and chevrons, and comb-like designs. The green stripes have triangles, "x's" and stripes. There are thin red stripes on either side.