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Shell necklace on strand of leather

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): 
Unidentified (Author)
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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