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Fertility Charm

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Object Number:97-84-1023
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
White River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Tin
Feather
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1023 - Old Museum Number
18769 - ANSP Number
II 650 - Gottschall Number

Description

Woman's fertility charm in lizard form. Solidly beaded back; green with blue and bronze "spine", white head and border with red and blue dots; banded blue and white tail. Tinkler feet and tail tuft.

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 650View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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