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

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Height 6.5 cm
Width 8.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number NA270 - Collector Number

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