Woman's Belt (Sis Tichigi)
Arts of the Americas
Wool and cotton commercial yarns, coral, ribbon
late 19th-early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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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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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