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Plains Indian Museum

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Cheyenne 264
Descriptions
Clear 61 green 634 dark blue 127 seed 1420 black 554 Beads 2617 metallic gold 19 clear dark cut red leather 2024 clear yellow 11 tiny green large 23 tiny light blue cut 37 faceted 12 red white hearts 134 small 27 tiny yellow White 769 clear light blue
Names
natal amulet 9
Subjects
lizard 9 triangles 289 striped 31 rectangular checkerboard pattern crosses 64
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 7 in, width: 4.875 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Lizard-shaped leather with fully beaded front; head is red white hearts with dark blue border and white edge beading, white and black eyes; body is divided into a rectangular checkerboard pattern in clear dark cut red, clear yellow and tiny light blue with 2 rows of dark blue and 2 of faceted metallic gold beads; body border has dark blue triangles at legs and dark blue crosses with red white hearts centers on white ground; legs are green and white striped and both left legs have loops of black, clear and clear light blue large seed beads attached to tips; body has tiny light blue edge beading; tail is wrapped with beads into bands of light blue, red white hearts, tiny yellow and green, tail also has 2 loops of large black and clear seed beads attached at its tip.
Accession Number:
NA.502.178

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