Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • sash?, late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • rabbit fur, dyeing, braiding?
  • Object Length/Width: 141 x 12 cm
    Object Length/Width: 55 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5434

The possibly braided strand of fur is nearly covered with large tufts of brightly colored rabbit fur. The ends are left the natural brown wool color. The fur balls are dyed: dark purple, orange, white, dark green, bright pink, and yellow.