Necklace

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
Salina Willis (Saline Willis), Mississippi Choctaw, b. 1940
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)
Object Name
Necklace
Media/Materials
Glass bead/beads, thread, metal jewelry findings
Techniques
Gourd stitch/Brick stitch/Netted beadwork
Dimensions
0.6 x 18.8 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Pearl River Community, Choctaw Reservation; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
1964
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Choctaw Craft Association (Philadelphia, Mississippi) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/1815
Barcode
261815.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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