Gilcrease Museum is temporarily closed for construction.

Get the Full Story

Fingerwoven sash of maroon and blue with fringe and beadwork / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

These sashes likely belonged to a man. They may be garters, not sashes. The integration of beads is only found in a minority of fingerwoven belts and sashes.

Tags: fingerwoven, sash, belt, maroon, blue, beadwork
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

You may be interested in...

Title(s): 
Fingerwoven sash of maroon and blue with fringe and beadwork
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Ty Stewart;
Bill Wabaunsee
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
1969
Place: 
Ralston, Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Ty Stewart Collection
Accession No: 
97.192a-b
Previous Number(s): 
9727.192a-b
Department: 
Not On View

Our Online Collections site is a work in progress. If you have information about this item that may be of assistance, please contact us.