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Black and silver Native American Church crucifix with sterling silver chain / Henry Haskell

Essay/Description

Owned by Harding Big Bow (Kiowa).

Curatorial Remarks

Commercial made silver crucifix with sterling silver chain. Used by Harding Big Bow.

Tags: enameled sterling silver, cross, crucifix, sterling silver chain, Christ, Jesus
People: Kiowa, Southern Plains tribes
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: peyote meeting

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Black and silver Native American Church crucifix with sterling silver chain
Creator(s): 
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Mountain View, Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
wood, metal
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Haskell Collection
Accession No: 
69.145a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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