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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
attributed to Hickman Thomas, Mississippi Choctaw, b. ca. 1874
Previous owner
Billy Hall, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Earrings
Media/Materials
German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy), glass bead/beads, brass
Techniques
Cut, cutout, perforated, soldered, strung
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
hak sa bis ta ga le
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected from Billy Hall (Mississippi Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/9091
Barcode
019091.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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