Earrings

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Culture/People
Alibamu
Previous owner
Sally (unknown surname), Alibamu
Charley Thompson, Alibamu
Tca" li' se' (Lizzie), Alibamu
Eni, Alibamu
Polly (unknown surname), Alibamu
Nancy Thompson, Alibamu
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Earrings
Media/Materials
German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy), glass
Techniques
Hammered, cutout, stamped, perforated, soldered
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
hatc tak ka
Place
Texas; USA
Date created
1830-1880
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Alibamu individuals (Polly, Sally, Eni,' Tca" li' se', Charley Thompson, and Nancy Thompson) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/5612
Barcode
025612.000
See related items
Alibamu
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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