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Sash

Object Number:61-2-59
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Caroline Islands
Date Made: ca. 1869
Early Date: 1859
Late Date: 1879
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Length: 171 cm
Width: 13 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Constance Cochrane, 1961

Description

Woven banana fiber sash, natural with red and blue dye. Fringe on both ends. Central pattern consists of vertical bands of geometric pattern. This section is supplemented with red cotton thread on geometric bands and along bottom edge. Ceremonial regalia, worn by high ranking men.

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