Collection

Plains Indian Museum

Location

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Accession Number: NA.502.194

Dimensions: overall length: 9.25 in, width: 8 in

Credit Line: Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot

Remarks: Ritual and Recreation Toys. White buckskin shaped as a lizard. Sewn together with white string. Beaded with white and dark blue seed beads. Orange horsehair with 10 tin cone dangles. Four dangles missing from horsehair. Left front leg has original string tie and horsehair. The others all have recently been given new ties of white nylon string, also some new horsehair.

Inscription: Written on buckskin in pen: 50

Synopsis: natal amulet- Northern Plains- Beads- Buckskin- nylon- horsehair- tin cone- lizard- Written on buckskin in pen: 50- Ritual and Recreation Toys. White buckskin shaped as a lizard. Sewn together with white string. Beaded with white and dark blue seed beads. Orange horsehair with 10 tin cone dangles. Four dangles missing from horsehair. Left front leg has original string tie and horsehair. The others all have recently been given new ties of white nylon string, also some new horsehair.

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