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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Necklace, late 19th century
  • Leather, glass, bear claw, stone
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 10 7/8 in, W: 2 3/4 in (L: 27.6 cm, W: 7.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Harry L. Damon, 1965
  • E23939


This is a necklace made with twisted rawhide cord colored red with iron oxide. Pendant made of bears' claws ornamented with a zigzag line, and a red stone drill wrapped with string of green, white and black glass trade beads.