Native American shell bracelet

Title

Native American shell bracelet

Identifier

2006.440

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-North America

Description

Shell bracelet from the Oscar Brauson Collection, decorated with fans in silverwork on each side; finest of quality. One third of the shell is inlaid with triangles of turquoise. Purchased by him from a Shalako priest who was wearing it at the time.

Format

Jewlery
oyster shell set in stamped silver and turquoise
Overall: 5" x 5" (12.7 x 12.7 cm)

Date

Mid 20th c.

Files

2006.440.jpg
2006.440_2.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Native American shell bracelet,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 29, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/392.