Concho Belt


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 78-12-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Silver | Hide | Turquoise

Composed of 6 oval silver conchas, 6 butterfly silver conchas, and 1 diamond-shaped silver concha (center back), set with Old Mine Morenci turquoise. Decorated around setting with foliated silver design. Square buckle with similar design set with 3 turquoises. On leather belt. Signed. Hand-crafted.

Length 95 cm
Width 6.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of Karen Myrin, 1978
Other Number 7274 OZS - Other Number

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