Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tumpline
  • Makah peoples
  • tumpline, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • wool, jute, dyeing, weaving, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 405 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 159 7/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1303
Description

The woolen headband portion is a zig zag pattern of dark grey, off-white, and light grey. The burden lines are braided jute.