This sash/belt is considered to be one of the two earliest known documented belts, according to Dr. Joe Bent Wheat at the University of Colorado in the book Beyond the Loom (Hedlund 1990: 5). It was likely made around 1865.

  • Catalogue Number: 26359
  • Culture: Navajo
  • Data Provider: University of Colorado
  • Object Types: sash and belt
  • Materials: dye: cochineal
  • Measurements: 190cm x 7.3cm

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