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Culture:Native American; Diné
Title:Woman's Sash Belt (Sis Lichii'i)
Date Made:1890s-present
Place Made:United States; Southeastern Utah; Northeastern Arizona; Northwestern New Mexico; Navajo Reservation
Measurements:4 x 112 in.; 10.16 x 284.48 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1984.35.2
Credit Line:Transfer from Smith College Science Center

This sash, worn only by Navajo women, is woven from aniline dyed wool (in red, green, and white) that became popular in the 1890s. With fringed ends, the waist sash features a triangular pattern and a white stripes. AP2018

sashes; Native American; belts

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