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Ankle Band

Object Number:38092A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi (uncertain)
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Length: 53 cm
Width: 8.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901
Other Number:14492 - Other Number


Dance anklet made from wool thread on a leather backing. The design is made from nine horizontal bands of leather wrapped with colored thread. The design is of two central diamonds in red bordered by black and white lines and surrounded by triangles in yellow and green. The bands of design are sewn onto a leather backing that has been dyed red. Two buckskin straps are attached at each end of the anklet to serve as ties.

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