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Silver bolo tie or scarf slide / Ernest Emmett Thompson

Essay/Description

Heart-shaped silver slide with a circle cutout with star at the center. The inside edge is decorated with two sets of curved designs. Slide is soldered to the back of the heart.

Curatorial Remarks

Traditional silver scarf slide.

Tags: silver scarf slide, star, reservation period, heart shape
People: Ernest Emmett Thompson
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: personal activity, social events, reservation period

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

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Title(s): 
Silver bolo tie or scarf slide
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Southern Plains
Date: 
circa 1930
Materials/Techniques: 
German silver
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Thompson Bryan and Lawrence E. Bryan
Accession No: 
69.166
Previous Number(s): 
TL1999.54.23; TL1999.54.23
Department: 
Not On View

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