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Breastplate  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Dentalium shell/shells, wood, twine/string, glass bead/beads, copper alloy beads, hide, wool yarn

Techniques:

Strung, stitched

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Makah, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Southern Northwest Coast

State:

Washington

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1920 from an unknown source, possibly with funds donated by Mrs. George (Thea) Heye.

Source ID:

NMAI_107653

Catalog Number:

10/147

Album Name:

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