Collar with Whistle Worn in the Hashk'an Dance
Arts of the Americas
Hide, fur, sinew, claws, wool, quill, cotton, plant fiber, pigment, resinous material
late 19th century
Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
This collar is richly decorated with claws (bear's?) and fur appendages wrapped with quillwork and yarns. It might have been used for the singer to attract the Hoply People.
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Navajo. Collar with Whistle Worn in the Hashk'an Dance, late 19th century. Hide, fur, sinew, claws, wool, quill, cotton, plant fiber, pigment, resinous material, 27 x 4 x 1.5 in. (71.0 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5430. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5430.jpg)
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