Traditional "Assomption" arrowhead sash

In early colonial times, French fur traders known as coureurs des bois would wear an arrowhead sash on their hunting expeditions. This emblematic finger-woven sash was worn over a trader's coat to keep it closed, but was also strong enough to pull heavy loads.

Unknown

Wool
L = 242.00 cm, W = 24.40 cm
1983.10410
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