• Creator
  • Native American, Cherokee or Choctaw culture
  • Created Date
  • 6-12-02
  • Description
  • The main section of the belt is 4" wide and 20-1/2" long. It is made of black wool and lined on the back with brown linen; the edges are trimmed with green silk. The front is decorated with tiny glass beads of many colors sewn on in an abstract floral pattern. Long, narrow tapes woven of red wool and ending in red wool yarn tassels serve to fasten the belt around the wearer's waist. This belt or sash was worn as part of a bride's wedding outfi... more
    The main section of the belt is 4" wide and 20-1/2" long. It is made of black wool and lined on the back with brown linen; the edges are trimmed with green silk. The front is decorated with tiny glass beads of many colors sewn on in an abstract floral pattern. Long, narrow tapes woven of red wool and ending in red wool yarn tassels serve to fasten the belt around the wearer's waist. This belt or sash was worn as part of a bride's wedding outfit. American communities in history; Native American Stories; Westward Expansion. 16 History; 18 Social Systems; 25-27 Fine Arts. less
  • Format
  • NatAmerwedbelt.jpg