Ankle Band


From: Arizona | Shipaulovi

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38743B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience Arizona | Shipaulovi
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Hide | Pigment

Ankle band made from a rectangular band of buckskin dyed red. A strip of long fringe is sewn on to the front using thin strips of buckskin. The ankle band wraps around the leg and is secured by a knotted band of fringe at one end that inserts into a hole (damaged on this band) at the other end.

Length 30.5 cm
Width 14.5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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