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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Necklace, before 1944
  • Leather, catlinite, brass, cotton
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 15 in, H: 2 3/4 in, W: 2 5/8 in (L: 38.1 cm, H: 7.0 cm, W: 6.7 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1944
  • E24346


This is a neck ornament made with rawhide to which is attached a pendant of catlinite carved into an eagle with the head of a man. There are four small brass bells and some red ribbon is also tied to the rawhide.