Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Potawatomi maker
  • sash, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • yarn, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 192 x 12 cm width taken in middle of woven portion
    Object Length/Width: 75 9/16 x 4 3/4 in width taken in middle of woven portion
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1443

This is a sash of woven yarn. The woven portion is about 1/3 of the length and the fringed ends are each about 1/3 of the length. Stripes run the length of the woven portion, from the middle to the edge. The colors are: light green and grey, black, dark yellow, medium blue, black and red.