Beaded necklace with an eagle's wing drinking tube

Made:
1850-1920 in Alaska
maker:
Tlingit people

Eagle's wing drinking-tube suspended on beaded necklace, used as an amulet, Tlingit, North-West Coast of North America, 1850-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A34741
Materials:
bone, complete, glass, gut, leather
Measurements:
overall weight: x x , , .055kg
type:
amulet, drinking-tube, folk medicine (general), necklace
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome, Sir Henry Solomon

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