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Sash

Caroline Islands
late 19th century


Object Place: Caroline Islands, Micronesia

Dimensions

173 x 11.5 cm (68 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

78.8

Medium or Technique

Plant fiber, natural dyes; basket weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long, rectangular dark red, dark brown and natural ecru cloth with crosswise fringe on each end. There are two blocks of natural ecru on each end with narrow, lenghtwise stripes of red and brown.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. J. W. Sever, January 7, 1878

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection