Concho Belt


Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: Arizona (uncertain) | New Mexico (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 74-10-2
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Navajo
Provenience Arizona (uncertain) | New Mexico (uncertain)
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Silver | Leather

Leather strap with eight leather-backed silver medallions and a rectangular silver buckle. Medallions are oval in shape with a radiating flower design in the center each with eight petals. The edges of the medallions are scalloped (with holes punched through the center of every other scallop). The buckle has a wing design on two sides and a set of petal lumps on the other with a square hole in the middle. The medallions are fixed to the strap by brass strips.

Length 101 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Estate of Helen Bonnell Scott, 1974

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