|Type:||For Personal Adornment|
|Local Name:||ceinture flechée|
|Place Made:||North America: Canada, Central Canada, Quebec, L'Assomption|
|Period:||Late 19th to early 20th century|
|Date:||1875 - 1925|
|Dimensions:||L 205 cm x W 20 cm|
|Credit:||Gift of Lloyd Solish|
At first glance this sash seems to be woven, but when you look more closely you see the diagonal plaiting of a wide, flat braid, made of several fine strands of tightly spun wool. The term flechées refers to the typical arrowhead design, created by the interchange of the colours.