Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sash with shells
  • United States
  • sash with shells, late 1800s–1957
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, shells, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 57.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 5/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6894

The short sash has green and light natural colored grass fringe in narrow stripes with cowrie shells over the top. The ends of the sash are braided and left for ties.