Ear ornament

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Culture/People
Alibamu
Previous owner
Charles Thompson, Alibamu
Kacy Joe (Ke'ci Joe), Alibamu
Polly Abbre, Alibamu
Phiny Battise, Alibamu
Phiny Thompson, Alibamu
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Leo Walker, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Ear ornament
Media/Materials
Silver, twine/string
Techniques
Hammered, cutout, perforated, tied
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
hatci' dak ka
Place
Texas; USA
Date created
1870-1900
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Alibamu individuals (Charles Thompson, Phiny Thompson, Polly Abbre, Phiny Battise, and Kacy Joe) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and expedition interpreter Leo Walker (Sac and Fox), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/6731
Barcode
026731.000
See related items
Alibamu
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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