Bit (part of bridle)

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Culture/People
Huilliche
Expedition
Mrs. Thea Heye Chile Expedition (1929-1930) (Mrs. Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)
Expedition leader
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965
Expedition sponsor
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Object Name
Bit (part of bridle)
Media/Materials
Silver, iron
Techniques
Stamped
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Osorno; Osorno Province; Los Lagos Region X; Chile
Collection History
Collected or purchased from local residents in 1930 during the Thea Heye Chile Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) and sponsored by MAI and Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
Catalog Number
17/5473
Barcode
175473.000
See related items
Huilliche
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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