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Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Collector:
James Mooney  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace / Whistle
Place:
Kiowa And Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma / Indian Territory, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1892-May-17
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
[Describing all parts in man's costume E152841-0 through -10:] Necklace: Hide strip covered with wrapped beadwork from which engraved eagle bone whistle is suspended. Long tassles of beaded thongs at each side. 19.5" (50 cm). See Photographs section, inventory no. 06267100 for an image of this outfit on an exhibit mannequin, identified as representing Ongotoya. (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified:
24 Mar 2019
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025718
USNM Number:
E152841-8
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8342292