Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woolen sash
  • unknown Coast Salish maker
  • woolen sash, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • mountain goat wool, cotton, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 190 x 12 cm width at widest part of woven section
    Object Length/Width: 74 3/4 x 4 3/4 in width at widest part of woven portion
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1378

The off-white wool is twisted into strands and woven together to form a narrow sash. The ends are fringed with loose twisted strands of wool and each end has a tie of braided cotton fabric.