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Type: For Personal Adornment
Object Name: Sash
Local Name: ceinture flechée
Place Made: North America: Canada, Central Canada, Quebec, L'Assomption
Period: Late 19th to early 20th century
Date: 1875 - 1925
Era: Tradition
Dimensions: L 205 cm x W 20 cm
Materials: Wool
Techniques: Plaited; fringed
ID Number: T89.0158
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.

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