Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded sash
  • Karamojong peoples
  • beaded sash, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Uganda
  • cloth, plastic, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 89 x 10 cm
    Object Length/Width: 35 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Sandra Gray
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3355

The wide band is made of black knit fabric. The front is fully covered with beads. The center design is an "X" in light blue and green. The area above and below is filled with red beads and the left and right are filled with yellow.

The remainder is covered in blocks of colored beads: orange, dark blue, yellow, red, green, and medium blue.