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Sash, ca. 1885

  • Meskwaki, Native American

Glass beads and wool yarn tassel

  • Overall: 2 × 48 inches (5.1 × 121.9 cm) Overall (beaded section): 45 inches (114.3 cm)

Museum Purchase, Flint Ink Foundation and Edgar A.V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund

2006.51

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Triangles (polygons)
  • Squares (geometric figures)
  • Parallelograms
  • Lozenges
  • Geometric patterns
  • Fox
  • Weaving
  • Beading (process)
  • Tassel
  • Wool (textile)
  • Yarn
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Textile
  • Sash (costume accessory)
  • Tama

John Baldwin (West Olive, Michigan, USA). 2006-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Meskwaki, Native American, Sash, ca. 1885, glass beads and wool yarn tassel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Flint Ink Foundation and Edgar A.V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund, 2006.51.