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Ceremonial belt  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1860"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1850-1870

Materials:

Milkweed fiber, cotton cord/cordage, duck feather/feathers, woodpecker scalp/scalps, glass bead/beads

Techniques:

Woven

Dimensions:

176 x 11.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, California, Central California, Konkow (Conkaw) Maidu, Maidu, Native Americans, North America

City:

Chico

County:

Butte County

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected in 1907 by Stewart Culin (1858-1929, anthropologist associated with the Brooklyn Museum); in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, New York) until 1961when it was acquired by MAI through an exchange.

Source ID:

NMAI_243790

Catalog Number:

22/9180

Album Name:

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