Carrying Case

Wedding Outfit


From: Arizona | Oraibi | Third Mesa

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Songoosivu
Object Number 38780E
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience Arizona | Oraibi | Third Mesa
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1900 CE
Section American
Materials Reed (plant) | Cotton
Technique Twined | Braided

Carrying case for a wedding sash. Thin reeds are bound together with four bands of white thread. One end has decorative "V" shapes woven through the reeds. A short handle is woven on and a long strap is attached which is used to wrap the bundle.

Length 156 cm
Width 65.5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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