Dance Belt


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name 'Eninin'ne
Object Number 22657
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made Ca. 1900
Section American
Materials Rawhide | Buckskin | Pigment

Belt made from a long, rectangular strip of rawhide with blue pigment applied to the outside. One end is perforated twice with buckskin straps. The opposite end has four holes where the straps would tie. The upper and lower edges of the belt have small perforations at regular intervals.

Height 6.5 cm
Length 12.5 cm
Width 11 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mr. Vanderwagen, 1902

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