Item Number: FCCN796
Category: Necklace - Bear Claw
Materials: Bear claws, buckskin, vermillion, plum pits.
Description: Twenty-eight prairie and mountain grizzly front claws, separated by polished plum seed beads, are strung on a single strand of buckskin. Vermillion is painted on the knuckles and underside of each claw.
Dimensions: Length largest claw 5 inches
Mae Reed Porter
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 106
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