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Playing Card

Native NameTahka Ilaa'a
Object Number:45-15-1279.40
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Apache
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Pigment
Length: 10.2 cm
Width: 5.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

One of 40 playing cards (Montee Cards) copied on skin after the Spanish. Four suits: swords, cups, maces, money.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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