Ornament for a woman's dress

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Culture/People
Alsea [Confederated Tribes of Siletz]
Collector
Leo J. Frachtenberg (Leo Joachim Frachtenberg/Leo J. Frachtenburg), Non-Indian, 1883-1930
Object Name
Ornament for a woman's dress
Media/Materials
Clam shell/shells, glass bead/beads, twine/string
Techniques
Drilled, strung
Dimensions
129 x 4.5 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Siletz Reservation; Lincoln County; Oregon; USA
Date created
1890-1910
Collection History
Collected in 1916 by Leo J. Frachtenberg (1883-1930, an anthropologist who specialized in Native American languages) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
4/7497
Barcode
047497.000
See related items
Alsea [Confederated Tribes of Siletz]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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