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Object Number: 74-10-2
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Arizona (uncertain)
New Mexico (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Silver
Leather
Length: 101cm
Width: 2.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Helen Bonnell Scott, 1974

Description

Leather strap with eight leather-backed silver medallions and a rectangular silver buckle. Medallions are oval in shape with a radiating flower design in the center each with eight petals. The edges of the medallions are scalloped (with holes punched through the center of every other scallop). The buckle has a wing design on two sides and a set of petal lumps on the other with a square hole in the middle. The medallions are fixed to the strap by brass strips.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

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