Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tumpline
  • Lhaq'temish (Lummi) peoples
  • tumpline, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • wool, plant fiber, weaving, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 292 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 114 15/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1307
Description

The woolen headband portion is black and decorated with a zig zag of purple and pink. The burden lines are made of woven plant fiber.