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Finger woven sash with double arrow pattern in red, purple, and blue with white bead trim

Curatorial Remarks

This would have been worn by a woman for multiple occasions. It was worn around the waist for decorative purposes. It is finger woven which is typical of Osage and other Prairie tribes.

Tags: finger woven, belt, sash
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use, formal attire

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Finger woven sash with double arrow pattern in red, purple, and blue with white bead trim
Creator(s): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, glass, bead
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.1878
Department: 
Not On View

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