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Finger woven sash with fringe and red, white, green, and royal blue border with white beading and an arrow design / Unknown

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, sash, belt
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 fringe and red, white, green, and royal blue border with white beading and an arrow design
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Osage
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Mrs. Walters Collection
Accession No: 
84.1886
Previous Number(s): 
8427.1886
Department: 
Not On View

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