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  • Venezuela
  • sash, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 204 x 7.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 80 5/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6683

The woven cotton sash has fringe at one end. It has a wide blue stripe in the center with one image of a four legged animal with long ears at the unfringed end. The remainder of the decoration is geometric (comb-like designs, x's, and checkerboards). There are two thin blue stripes on either side.