University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-251
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast
Maker: Jerry Aaron
Date Made: -1939
Early Date: 1939
Late Date: 1939
Section:American
Materials:Boar Tusk
Seed
Silver
Wood
Glass
Length: 101.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Made of boar's tusk, carved peach stones, silver brooch, wooden and glass beads, and two Indian head nickels, one dated 1936. (Other nickel's date has been worn away.) Worn at ceremonial times. Made by Jerry Aaron-collected in 1939. Possible that one feather detached from necklace.


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: 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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