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German silver arm bands with stamped diamond designs / Ernest Emmett Thompson

Curatorial Remarks

Armbands are worn during straight dances and pow wows on the upper arm.

Tags: German silver, armbands, diamonds, stamped diamond designs
People: possibly Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: dances, straight dance, pow wow, ceremonial dances

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

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Title(s): 
German silver arm bands with stamped diamond designs
Creator(s): 
Ernest Emmett Thompson;
Mary and Lawrence Bryan;
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Osage
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
German silver, hide
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Thompson Bryan and Lawrence E. Bryan
Accession No: 
69.170a-b
Previous Number(s): 
TL1999.54.42a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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