From: Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-348
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1890
Section American
Materials Shell | Hoof | Rawhide

Tortoise shell and four sheep hooves. Used in dances in 1890. The tortoise shell is charred. A piece of some type of skin is attached to the shell through two holes-perhaps used as a handle.

Height 13.5 cm
Width 15 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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