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Catalog Number CAS 2012-0003-0003   CAS 2012-0003-0003; Sash
Category Textiles
Object Name Sash
Culture Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo)
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Okhay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo )
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture 1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Cotton string; Corn husks
Description Rain sash woven entirely in warp-faced technique; Design consists of raised zigzag line that runs entire length of sash on one face only, flanked on either side by short chevrons, both accomplished by skipping over several wefts at regular intervals; At each end of the sash, the warps are grouped to form six short tabs, whose ends pass through cotton-wrapped corn husk rings, and then hang pendant as long fringes.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 10.0, Thickness = 0.3, Length = ca. 175.0