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, cotton, weaving, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 330 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 129 7/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1306
Description

The woolen headband portion is a zig zag pattern in grey, light blue, and pink. The ends of the headband are vertical stripes of maroon and dark blue. The burden lines are braided cotton.