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sash with seed fringe
  • Venezuela
  • sash with seed fringe, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Venezuela?
  • seeds, beads, cloth, string, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 65 x 14.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 9/16 x 5 11/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6867

The narrow strip of cloth is woven from white string. It has brown seeds with bits of red cloth stuffed inside that dangle from the belt on the short white beaded fringe. Bits of red cloth dangle from the longer strings at regular intervals.