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Necklace with buffalo teeth and brass trade beads

Curatorial Remarks

The significance of buffalo teeth necklaces such as this has been lost.

Tags: buffalo, necklace
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

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

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Title(s): 
Necklace with buffalo teeth and brass trade beads
Creator(s): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Osage (artist and user)
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
teeth (buffalo), brass, glass
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.178
Previous Number(s): 
8426.178; 31887
Department: 
Not On View

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