• Culture/People:

    Chiricahua Apache

  • Object name:

    Charm for good health

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, shell/shells, brass beads, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, strung

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Mark Raymond Harrington in 1909 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    56 x 8.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    2/1522

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Chiricahua Apache exhibit in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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