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Shell necklace on strand of leather / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

This necklace appears to be newly assembled with parts of varying ages. The bone hair pipes and glass beads may have been reused.

Tags: bone hair pipe, glass bead, necklace, cowry shell
People: Unknown
Places: 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): 
Shell necklace on strand of leather
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Carol Rachlin
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
plastic, wood, hide, shell
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift from the Marriott-Rachlin Collection
Accession No: 
84.3231
Previous Number(s): 
TL2005.20.13
Department: 
Not On View

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