Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tumpline
  • Saanich peoples
  • tumpline, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wool, weaving, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 79 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 31 1/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1305
Description

This is a small tumpline. The woolen headband is a red and dark blue checkerboard. The burden lines are braided wool.