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Belt

Sash with long fringes; warp stripes of blue and red on the sides and a tiny diaper of blue and white with angular forms of blue, at intervals, down the center made with warp floats. On each end is a long fringe of blue, red and white.

Provenance

Source unknown

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Sash belt

Native American (Pueblo (Hopi) or Navajo), 1875–85

Object Place

Southwest, United States

Accession Number

85.617

Medium or Technique

4-ply cotton and 3-ply wool warps and cotton wefts, warp-faced plain weave with warp float patterning in central panel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes