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Wool finger woven sash of red chevrons alternating with olive, light green and dark blue chevrons, each outlined in white pony beads; long braided fringe with spaced white pony beads

Provenance

2008, sold by Skinner Auctioneers, Boston (Sale 2408, May 10, 2008, lot 324) to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; gift of Phillips to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips

Native American (Eastern Woodland, possibly Huron), early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 284.5 x 20.3 cm (112 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1455

Medium or Technique

Plaited (finger woven) wool with glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes