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Accession Number:
NA.502.79
Makers
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation Montana, Gros Ventre
Descriptions
Red, deerskin, turquoise, cones, strips, blue, dark blue, tin, black, pink, seed, green, leather, Beads
Names
natal amulet
Date:
1880
Dimensions:
width: 2.5 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Deerskin, diamond shaped with head. Two leather strips with tin cones attached to each side and two beaded (green, red and blue) dangles attached to end opposite head. Beaded in pink, red, dark blue, turquoise and black with turquoise edge beading.

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