University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-149
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Skin
Iconography:Turtle
Height: 5 cm
Length: 24.3 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Made of stuffed leather, covered on one side with rows of blue and white beads and a rim of green beads. Turtle-shaped with metal tassles representing the legs and tail. In the metal is some type of hair (horsehair?) dyed red.


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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