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Catalog Number 10220-15
Title Key Chain; Leather; Beaded; Bone Pipe; Shells
Object Name Chain, Key
Description Key chain made of dark brown elk leather, with a conical beaded upper section. The conical piece is covered with beadwoven beadwork in an orange, white and black feather pattern. The top of this conical piece has a metal key ring attached to it. The bottom of the conical shape has leather fringe hanging from it. The fringe has beads attached to it, including two large bone pipe beads,silver metal beads and red, white and orange plastic beads. There are two cowrie shells attached to the ends of two pieces of fringe.
Date 1981, ca.
Year Range to 1981
Culture North American Indian/Sioux
Material glass beads; plastic beads; metal beads; bone beads; elk leather; metal
Made Yellowhorse, Wesley
Height (in) 0.5
Length (in) 13.5
Width (in) 2
People Yellowhorse, Wesley
History Keychain made by Wesley Yellowhorse, Sioux, circa 1981.
Credit line N.S.H.S. Foundation, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection N.S.H.S. Foundation