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Date
1860 – 1875
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0074
Description
An eight strand coil beaded loop necklace, white beads wound around leather strands, with brass and wooden beads at the nadir of each strand. Two pieces of harness leather at each end with the strand leathers brought through them to form fringe, and hanging ties at the top of each piece of harness …
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Title
Beaded Necklace
Date
1860 – 1875
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
47.0 cm
Description
An eight strand coil beaded loop necklace, white beads wound around leather strands, with brass and wooden beads at the nadir of each strand. Two pieces of harness leather at each end with the strand leathers brought through them to form fringe, and hanging ties at the top of each piece of harness leather. Ties would tie immediately behind neck. A brass necklace with pony beads in a traditional men’s design. During Treaty times the Stoney were enamoured with brass and would barter for it for decorative purposes.*custom made plexi glass display in bottom of box
Subject
Indians
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0074
Images
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