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: 32 x 21 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 12 5/8 x 8 1/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6179.02

The short length of braided red cedar bark has a large tassel at either end. The pink or faded red ribbon is tied at either end above each tassel. The tassels are secured with string.