• Culture/People:

    Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)

  • Object name:

    Choker necklace

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Commercially tanned leather, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche, thread

  • Techniques:

    Strung

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of William J. Mackay (ca. 1850-1919, vice president of the Springfield Fire & Marine Insurance Co, Springfield, Massachusetts); donated to MAI in 1918.

  • Dimensions:

    73 x 3 x 0.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    8/7431

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Anishinaabe exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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