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Object #1996-62/12
Object nameBelt, Kweewa, Woman's
Culture of OriginHopi
Maker or ArtistMilbert Pongyesvia
MaterialsCotton, Dye, Black, Yarn, Wool, Red, Green, Double Cloth
TechniquesTwisted, Knotted, Dyed
Exhibit LabelTraditionally worn as everyday wear and in ceremonies, belts like this are also worn by men over sashes or used to secure kilts as part of ceremonial attire.
DimensionsL: 104.5 in, W: 3.5 in
SourceHenry Art Gallery
CreditGift of the Ann Meerkerk Estate

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