Concho Belt


From: United States of America | New Mexico (uncertain) | Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Sis Ligai
Object Number 53-13-14
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Navajo
Provenience United States of America | New Mexico (uncertain) | Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Silver | Leather

Rectangular silver buckle and eight oval conchas back with shaped, continuous, leather belt. Diamond-shaped slot in conchas with bar over which leather strap laced. Plain slightly-domed centers. Row of small round holes near scalloped edge. Stamped designs between holes, bordering scallops, and forming a border inside row of holes. Stamped designs on buckle. (Eight conchas unusual.)

Length 90 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. John B. Stetson, 1953

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