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Plains Indian Museum

hide 1074 bead 112
amulet 7
L: 10.5 in, width: 4 in
Credit Line:
Gift in memory of Suzanne Guilfoyle Watrous
Ritual and Recreation. Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Beaded amulet. Diamond shape beaded in white, blue, light blue and yellow. Outer band in white, next in blue, then two yellow triangles with lt. blue outlining take the center. Verso is white with blue and lt. blue rectangles along sides and horizontal green and yellow bands through center. Side points have a tarnished bead with knotted hide strips extending from them. Bottom point has same bead and one hide strip with a hole at the end. Top point has a hole in the hide where a thicker strip is laced through. A blue and white beaded hide miniature sheath is attached to top loop. Edges are scalloped in blue with a blue and yellow loop off one end and fringe around the opening or "mouth".
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