Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven sash with long fringe
  • North or Central America
  • woven sash with long fringe, late 1800s–1980
  • wool yarn, beads, dyeing, weaving, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: approximately 212 x 12.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: approximately 83 7/16 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0447

This woven sash has vertical zigzags in light green, dark yellow, and light purple. Each color is delineated with a line of white beads. There is one long braided tie on each end in dark yellow and light purple. The long fringes in the same three colors are braided with white beads at regular intervals. There are darker green tassels at the end of each fringe.