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sash with fringe
  • Ecuador
  • sash with fringe, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ecuador ?
  • string, pigment, feathers, seeds, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 16 x 58 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 5/16 x 22 13/16 in
  • Gift of the Josephine M. Wood Trust
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6539

The sash is woven from unbleached string in a continuous loop. The outside of the sash is decorated with triangles in brown and light brown in a mostly regular pattern. One edge has short feathers in red, blue, black, yellow, and green. The other edge has a fringe of oval brown nuts (halved) suspended from three round grey seeds.