Concho Belt


From: Southwest United States | Four Corners Area

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 78-12-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Navajo
Provenience Southwest United States | Four Corners Area
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Silver | Turquoise | Leather

Composed of 6 oval silver conchas, scalloped with stamp work and raised sunburst pattern. All set with small oval turquoise stones. 7 stamped silver butterfly conchas, and a stamped rectangular buckle set with 4 turquoise stones. With leather belt. 3rd phase style belt. Small in scale for a woman.

Length 87 cm
Width 6.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Karen Myrin, 1978

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