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Ear ornament  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "circa 1910"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1920

Materials:

Dentalium shell/shells, hide, paint, metal jewelry findings

Techniques:

Strung, painted

Dimensions:

40 x 5.5 x 0.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce), North America, Plateau, Plateau (no sub-culture area)

State:

Washington

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; possibly from the collection of Blair S. Williams (1872-1953, stockbroker and MAI trustee); donated to MAI or purchased by the Museum using funds donated by him in 1941.

Source ID:

NMAI_217848

Catalog Number:

20/4297

Album Name:

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