Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • ornament, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, ribbon, string, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 37 x 25 x 8.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 9 13/16 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6179.01

The short length of braided red cedar bark has a large tassel at either end. It is tied together into a loop with a dark green ribbon with thin yellow lines just above the tassels. The tassels are secured with string.