Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tumpline
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • tumpline, late 1800s–early 1900s (1929?)
  • Where object was made: Mora, Washington, United States?
  • cedar bark, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 33.5 x 11 cm bundled
    Object Length/Width: 13 3/16 x 4 5/16 in bundled
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5075
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Description

The strip of woven cedar bark has a center portion that goes across the forehead and is wider. The rest is narrower and knotted at each end.

It is currently folded many times.