Object photography

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Object description

  • Haudenosaunee artist
  • Sash, late 18th-early 19th century
  • Wool, glass
  • New York, Northeastern United States
  • L: 105 in, W: 7 in (L: 266.7 cm, W: 17.8 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Helen K. Russell, 1910
  • E13649


The woven design of this sash incorporates four rows of arrowheads in black and blues with the red wool fabric. White beads create an edging, and are also included in the very long fringes at each end.

Exhibition History

  • Uncommon Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum, Washington State Historical Society; October 11, 2005 through February 09, 2006
  • Gifts of the Spirit: Works by Nineteenth-Century & Contemporary Native American Artists, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; November 14, 1996 through May 18, 1997