Finger woven sash

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Titles Finger woven sash
Description French-Canadian finger-woven wool sash in "ceinture flechee" or "arrow sash" pattern. This type of sash is associated with the Pembina, N.D., and L'Assomption, Quebec, area. Pattern consists of a red core flanked by parallel zigzags in alternating white, red, light blue, dark blue, yellow and olive green. At either end the unbraided strands are twisted and knotted to form fringe.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 49 inches length
7 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature sash (costume accessory)
Materials wool
Creation Made by: French Canadians
Made in: Canada
Subjects Used in: Canada
Metis.
French Canadians.
Fur trade.
Clothing. Men's Accessories. Belts & Suspenders
Trade & Industry. Major Industry. Fur Trade
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1750 - Not later than 1800
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 68.97.1 (Accession Number)

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