Arts of the Americas
Hide, cotton seeds, dew claws
late 19th-early 20th century
25 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (64.9 x 4.9 cm) (show scale)
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Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
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Plains (Northern or Central). Bandolier, late 19th-early 20th century. Hide, cotton seeds, dew claws, 25 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (64.9 x 4.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.201.44_view1.jpg)
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This is controversial as to exact use. It might have been a necklace for a small pony or a man's bandolier. Made from hide it has dew claws sewn all around it that rattle when moved and a small medicine cloth bag attached.
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