Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tumpline
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • tumpline, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wool, jute, weaving, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 235 x 7.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 92 1/2 x 2 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1304
Description

The woolen headband portion is decorated with one jagged line of tan and pink. The ends are a small checkerboard of pink and tan. The burden lines are braided wool.

The warp fibers may be jute.