From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name We'lhe Ya'quin'ne
Object Number 22655A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wool | Buckskin | Cotton String | Plant Fiber | Quill

Dance anklet made from quillwork on a cloth backing. The design is made from five horizontal bands of quills dyed white, each band sewn with thread through the center. Three "X" shapes are made from squares of quills dyed black. The bands of design sit atop a roughspun, red, wool backing which sits atop a larger, blue, wool backing. A buckskin strap is attached at each end of the anklet to serve as a tie.

Length 20.5 cm
Width 5.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mr. Vanderwagen, 1902

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