Necklace

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Culture/People
Enxet (Lengua)
Previous owner
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949
Seller
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Necklace
Media/Materials
Shell/shells, cordage
Techniques
Strung
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Chaco region; Paraguay
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by William Ockleford Oldman (1879-1949, who did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") circa 1915; purchased by MAI from W.O. Oldman in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
8/8858
Barcode
088858.000
See related items
Enxet (Lengua)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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