From: Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38114
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Turtle Shell | Hoof | Buckskin

Turtle shell with deer hoofs attached to leather straps. Leather is tied around the side walls (bridge) of the shell to attach a large, leather flap. The hoofs then hang from the flap. Two long straps also attached. Most of the leather is dyed red. The turtle shell is painted but it is difficult to discern the colors.

Height 5.8 cm
Length 20.8 cm
Width 14.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901
Other Number 22882 - Other Number

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