Beaded amulet in form of a turtle

Made:
1871-1900 in United States and Great Plains
maker:
Sioux people

Leather amulet with bead decoration, possibly turtle or lizard form, likely to contain umbilical cord, Indian Plains, North America, late 19th century

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A202421
Materials:
complete, glass, human remains and leather
Measurements:
overall weight: x x , , .03kg
type:
human remains
taxonomy:
credit:
Glendining