Brooch

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Culture/People
Choctaw; possibly collected from the Coushatta (Koasati)
Previous owner
Christine Bill, Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Brooch
Media/Materials
Silver, german silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy)
Techniques
Hammered, perforated, stamped
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
la lo po le'
Place
Near Elton; Elton; Jefferson Davis Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created
circa 1890
Collection History
Collected from Christine Bill (Coushatta) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8654
Barcode
018654.000
See related items
Choctaw
Coushatta (Koasati)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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