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Ornament

Museum number:
2-5207
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020005207
Alternate number:
15 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.131 and Acc.52
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Breast ornament; 60 tubular bone beads strung between rawhide dividers; suspended from string of blue glass beads.
Donor:
David Ives Bushnell Jr., G. B. Gordon, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and W. C. Farabee
Collection place:
Great Plains, North America
Verbatim coll. place:
; Great Plains
Culture or time period:
Teton Dakota
Collector:
Francis La Flesche
Collection date:
1901-1902
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1904 and September 8, 1902
Context of use:
Worn by men on ceremonial occasions.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Comment:
Photo: 13/97. Worn by men on ceremonial occasions.
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