Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woolen sash
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • woolen sash, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wool
  • Object Length/Width: 217 x 13 cm width at widest point on woven section
    Object Length/Width: 84 1/4 x 5 1/8 in width at widest point on woven section
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1379

The sash is made of off-white twisted wool strands. The middle 1/3 is woven and the ends are left loose as fringe. Each end has a tie of braided cotton fabric. Some of the twisted strands have bits of red yarn at the end.