Sash

Physical description

The sash is black with ends elaborately decorated with buttons, beads, coins, shells and fur tassels. The ends are edged in blue, red and yellow fabric. The first panel is outlined in white beads and has a row of three white buttons and a red-blue vertical stripe. Then there is a single metal disc followed by a row of three coins. The next panel has three long vertical lines of white buttons on a multicoloured striped background, with each line ending at a shell. The bottom of each end of the sash has a fringe made of black fibres, white beads and a pink fur tassel.