Woman's Belt (Sis Tichigi)
Arts of the Americas
Wool and cotton commercial yarns, coral, ribbon
late 19th-early 20th century
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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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)
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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.
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