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Necklace

Museum number:
2-5257
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020005257
Alternate number:
70 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.131 and Acc.52
Object count:
1
Description:
Loomed beads in multicolor geometric designs on white ground; beaded pendants and cowrie shells hanging from lower end.
Donor:
David Ives Bushnell Jr., G. B. Gordon, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and W. C. Farabee
Collection place:
Central Plains, Great Plains, North America
Verbatim coll. place:
; Central Plains
Culture or time period:
Omaha
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:
Man's ornament.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 82 centimeters
Comment:
References: p. 348, Plate 47, "The Omaha Tribe", BAE 27, Fletcher & LaFlesche.
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