Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCAMU1836

Category: Amulet

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Mescal beans, glass and brass beads, buckskin, shell

Description: Beaded buckskin charm with brass beads and cowrie shells attached to one end and mescal beans tied on the other.

Dimensions: Length of beaded part 4.25 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 130

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