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Catalog Number 369
Title Amulet, Turtle; Beaded
Object Name Amulet
Description Small beaded turtle amulet made of two pieces of light colored leather. Top is beaded with a concentric circular design. Beads used in the design are: dark blue, medium blue, white, clear red, clear yellow, green and gray metal beads. The beaded design has circles of multicolored beads decorating the shell. The amulet is firmly stuffed with an unknown substance. The feet, tail and head are covered with beads. The beads are attached to the leather with thread using lazy stitch.
Date 20th c.
Year Range from 1901
Culture North American Indian
Material glass beads, leather, thread, unkn stuffing
Makers mark 369 BH78 BLACK INK STOMACH
Height (in) 1.375
Length (in) 5.5
Width (in) 3.037
People High, B.Y.
Credit line B.Y. High, Niobrara (Knox), Nebraska
Collection High, B.Y.