Bear claw amuletic necklace

Made:
1871-1920 in Alaska
maker:
Tlingit people

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Bear claw necklace or armband, strung with alternate blue beads on leather thong, possibly Tlingit, Northwest Coast, North America, 1871-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A47697
Materials:
beads, glass and claws, bear
Measurements:
overall weight: x x , , .045kg
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery