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Breast Ornament

Object Number:97-84-1591
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cheyenne (culture)
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
North Canadian River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Leather
Buckskin
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1591 - Old Museum Number
17795 - ANSP Number
II 933 - Gottschall Number

Description

Woman's frontlet. Trader's glass substitute for dentalium strung between leather bars; three rows, seventeen rows each side. Buckskin fringe strung with imitation job's tears.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 933View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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