Object photography

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Object description

  • Hopi artist
  • Girdle, mid-late 19th century
  • Wool, cotton, dye
  • Arizona, United States
  • L: 80 in, W: 3 1/2 in (L: 203.2 cm, W: 8.9 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3766


This is a woman's girdle woven with a central strip of dark red edged by a stripe of green and a stripe of dark blue. It is further decorated with geometric designs in dark blue on the red. There is a fringe at each end.