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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Central Plains 41 Pawnee 22 Chahiksichahiks 4
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 otter hide 13 grizzly bear claws 5 brass buttons 12 ochre 31 glass beads 689 sinew 620
Names
bear claw necklace 4 trailer 39
Date:
ca. 1850
Dimensions:
L: 18 in, width: 14 in, Diameter: 18 in, L: 56 in, width: 5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Longest bearclaw is 4" long, 46 claws attached to otter skin with blue and white beads intersperced. Attached trailer of otter skin and 2 additional trailers attached at neck. Ochre around necklace interior
Accession Number:
NA.203.1476

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