Sash

Native American (French-Canadian Mètis)
mid 19th–late 19th century


Object Place: L'Assomption, Quebec, Canada

Dimensions

Overall: 381 x 31.8 cm (150 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1458

Medium or Technique

Braided wool (finger-woven)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wool finger woven sash with traditional arrow pattern in maroon, white, dark blue, light blue, green and yellow

Provenance

2008, sold by Skinner Auctioneers, Boston (Sale 2408, May 10, 2008, lot 323) to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; gift of Phillips to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips