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Object Number:97-84-1589
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Arapaho (uncertain)
Cheyenne (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
North Canadian River
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Shell
Leather
Brass
Glass
Porcelain
Height: 67
Width: 32
Depth: 0.8
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1589 - Old Museum Number
17741 - ANSP Number
II 934 - Gottschall Number

Description

Trader's imitation dentalium shells, strung between vertical leather bars. Supporting necklace two strands of brass and glass beads on each side, joined by painted porcelain beads. Small, round mirror attached.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021) View Objects in Exhibition
American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

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 934View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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