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Plains Indian Museum

Descriptions
Beads 2617 Buckskin 430 braintanned 68 quills 403 turtle 3
Names
natal amulet 9
Subjects
turtle 17
Dimensions:
L: 8.5 in, width: 3.125 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J. R. Simplot
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation, Ritual Curing and Cult objects. Braintanned buckskin body, lazy stitch beaded on top with a center stripe, including the tail, and outer edge bands of pumpkin and royal blue bars. Each half of top then has a green cross on white background, head is pumpkin with royal eyes and nostrils, green picot edge beading around head and body. Legs are 3 buckskin thongs wrapped with red porcupine quills at body end, tail has a double thong tip wrapped with red quills.
Accession Number:
NA.502.196

Not currently on display


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