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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Cheyenne 264
Descriptions
red white hearts 134 tin 353 lazy stitch 368 seed 1420 cones 222 thongs 19 yellow 526 Beads 2617 leather 2024 blue 690
Names
natal charm 19
Subjects
lizard shape 5 scalloped 4 boxes 32 rows 7 striped 31
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 7.75 in, width: 3 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 lazy stitch beaded front, head is blue with yellow eyes and a double yellow and red white hearts tongue, body has blue boxes around sides and down center with 6 red white hearts boxes on a yellow ground, legs are yellow and blue striped with 2 small tin cones on leather thongs at the tips, tail is blue with 3 yellow rows of beads and 2 tin cones on leather thongs at tip, edge is scallop beaded in blue; leather thong tie on back.
Accession Number:
NA.502.181

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