Navajo (Native American). <em>Woman's Belt (Sis Tichigi)</em>, 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)

Woman's Belt (Sis Tichigi)


Medium: Wool and cotton commercial yarns, coral, ribbon

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 130 x 3 3/8 in. (332.0 x 8.0 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZP12, 6A


Accession Number: 03.325.3752

Image: 03.325.3752.jpg,

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.

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