Osage. <em>Pendant tied to Scalp Lock</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Otter skin, hide, buffalo hair, 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 36 1/4 in.  (4 x 4 x 92.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9033. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.9033.jpg)

Pendant tied to Scalp Lock


Medium: Otter skin, hide, buffalo hair

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 36 1/4 in. (4 x 4 x 92.0 cm)


Accession Number: 11.694.9033

Image: CUR.11.694.9033.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Otter skin tied with hide possibly as a pendent. There is no evidence of any scalp lock attached. Designation comes from original purchase book by curator Stewart Culin. According to Sean Standing Bear 10/24/2000) the hair attached to it is buffalo "fluff."

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