Ear ornament

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Culture/People
Enxet (Lengua)
Previous owner
A. Hecht, Non-Indian
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
Ear ornament
Media/Materials
Metal, glass bead/beads, cordage
Techniques
Hammered, strung
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Chaco region; Paraguay
Date created
1880-1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by William Ockleford Oldman (1879-1949, who did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") in 1905 from A. Hecht; purchased by MAI from W.O. Oldman in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
8/8867
Barcode
088867.000
See related items
Enxet (Lengua)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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