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Object description

  • Apache artist
  • Belt
  • Leather, brass, wool
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 3 in, L: 39 6/8 in (H: 7.6 cm, L: 101.0 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10381


This is a wide leather belt embellished with brass studs and disks and lined with fleece. A central rectangular brass plate is embossed with two arrowheads, a heart and crossed tomahawk and a pipe. There is a buckle on the opposite side of the brass plate. A strap of embellished leather is attached under the brass plate.