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Finger woven sash with diamond pattern and braided tassels / Unknown

Essay/Description

A blue, white, and salmon sash

Curatorial Remarks

Fingerwoven belts and sashes are difficult to identify because they were used for various purposes. They may have been used as garters, decorative hangs, belts, sashes, or added to cloth blankets. Some were also used for cradleboards.

Tags: fingerwoven, sash, belt, Pink, blue, yellow
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use

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 diamond pattern and braided tassels
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Steve and Tony Bolinger
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gifted in honor of James Bruce Bolinger
Accession No: 
94.90
Previous Number(s): 
TL2010.34.12; TL 2010.34.12
Department: 
Not On View

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