Concho belt

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Culture/People
probably Sioux (attributed); possibly collected from the Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Possible collector
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Previous owner
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Seller
Hattie M. Meyer (Henrietta Marie Frank/Mrs. Fred R. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1886-1971
Object Name
Concho belt
Media/Materials
Commercially tanned leather, german silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy)
Techniques
Stamped, stitched
Dimensions
111 x 5 x 101 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place
Wyoming; USA
Date created
circa 1910
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Fred R. Meyer (1874-1939, an amateur photographer who traveled widely in the West) and possibly collected by him; purchased by MAI from his widow Hattie M. Meyer (1886-1971) in 1939.
Catalog Number
2/5994
Barcode
025994.000
See related items
Sioux
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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