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Necklace

Object Number:70-9-137
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Apache
Provenience: New Mexico (uncertain)
Arizona (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Silver
Coral
Bone
Tooth
Height: 6.5 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA270 - Collector Number

Description

Necklace of five strands of silver and shell beads; interspersed larger beads of turquoise, shell and bone and a single silver concho attached. Strands strung on hide and cotton string. According to Speck, this necklace belonged to a female relative of the Apache Chief and was obtained from Maj. Gen. Galusha, USA when in command in the Southwest and given by him to Speck, -written in Speck's handwriting. Measurements noted are those of the brooch.

Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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