University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:38-8-17B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Silver
Quill
Leather
Fiber
Bead
Width: 2.24 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938

Description

Broad band of silver or German silver, with two bands of etched cross hatching. Over the metal armlet is a quilled leather armlet, mostly red in colour, and with pendent bunch of quilled thongs and old silk ribbons. The two parts of one armlet are held together by a narrow thong strung with a few large beads.


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