Ankle Band


From: Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38092A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi (uncertain)
Provenience Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Hide | Wool

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.

Length 53 cm
Width 8.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901
Other Number 14492 - Other Number

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