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Woman's Belt (Sis Tichigi)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wool and cotton commercial yarns, coral, ribbon
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 130 x 3 3/8 in. (332.0 x 8.0 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This woven belt is unusual in that it has one coral bead and one white bead tied to its fringe as well as a length of red ribbon. This would not have been visible when the belt was worn as the woman would have tucked the loose ends behind.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Navajo. Woman's Belt (Sis Tichigi), late 19th-early 20th century. Wool and cotton commercial yarns, coral, ribbon, 130 x 3 3/8 in. (332.0 x 8.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3752. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.3752.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 03.325.3752.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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