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Maker(s):Anonymous
Culture:Native American; Tribal affiliation unknown
Title:Pendant?
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Adornment
Materials:beads and bone
Place Made:North America
Accession Number:  SC 1960.157
Credit Line:Gift of Charlotte Heussy McAllister, class of 1930
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Description:
A pendant (?) that features multiple small, thin claws wrapped with blue, pink, and red glass seed trade beads is displayed on a strand of similar beads. This could be a necklace or some other type of adornment, though I'm not sure. AP2018

Tags:
jewelry; claws

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