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Culture/People
Potawatomi
Previous owner
Maggie Barney (Zow-Kish-Ko-Quah/Mrs. Bill Barney/Mrs. Paul Whitefish), Potawatomi, ca. 1862-1938
Collector
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Previous owner
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-
Object Name
Necklace
Media/Materials
Wool yarn, animal bone, cotton cloth
Techniques
Braided, carved, tied
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Wisconsin; USA (inferred)
Date created
1850-1900
Collection History
Formerly owned by Maggie Barney (Zow-Kish-Ko-Quah/Mrs. Paul Whitefish, Potawatomi, ca. 1862-1938); acquired from her in Kansas by Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI in 1967, possibly through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
Catalog Number
23/9334
Barcode
239334.000
See related items
Potawatomi
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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