Object photography

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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Belt, before 1884
  • Leather, teeth
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 44 in, W: 1 1/8 in (L: 111.8 cm, W: 2.9 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3545


This is a woman's belt made out of black leather covered with close rows of white reindeer teeth. Near one end there are two leather loops. The ends of the belt are rounded.