Sash

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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