logo
Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

Snake Dance Outfit

Belt (uncertain)

Object Number:38784G
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Pigment
Length: 58 cm
Width: 12 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

Description

Pair of bands made from rectangular bands of buckskin dyed red. Each has a strip of short fringed layered over long fringe sewn on to the front using thin strips of buckskin. The reverse has white and black animal fur and shows evidence of repairs. One band has a side damaged and the other has the lower edge damaged.

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.