Native American Navajo belt

Title

Native American Navajo belt

Identifier

2006.540

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-North America

Description

Navajo belt containing six conchos and one butterfly buckle, which is a square large buckle. Each concho and the buckle contain a turquoise stone. Very nice embossing and stamp work.

Format

Jewelry
turquoise
Overall (Buckle): 4" x 3" (10.2 x 7.6 cm)
Overall (Conchos): 4" x 3 1/2" (10.2 x 8.9 cm)
Overall (Butterfly Concho): 3" x 1 1/2" (7.6 x 3.8 cm)

Date

circa 1950

Donor

Gift of Edna M. Kelly

Files

2006.540.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Native American Navajo belt,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 23, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/487.