Plateau Beaded Belt on Canvas

This is a Plateau beaded belt from the Umatila or Cayuse tribes in the Pendleton area of Oregon. It is beaded on canvas and lined with cotton cloth.  It has a geometric design with three blue crosses with green centers on a white background. It was made for someone with a 38" or 39" waistline.  It is a handsome piece and a good piece for a collector of Native American beadwork.

L. 40" : W. 1 ⅜"

c.1930
#7794 



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