Requires Photography

Necklace

Native American (probably Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1910


Object Place: Santo Domingo Pueblo, Southwest, United States

Dimensions

74.3 cm (29.25 in.)

Accession Number

1991.957

Medium or Technique

Horn, ivory, bone, shell, and haliotis

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Three strands of white cylindrically shaped clam shell interrupted by organically shaped green-toned turquoise and coral-toned haliotis. At neck, strands are wrapped with cotton threads.

Provenance

Purchased in the West by Senator Marcus Allen Coolidge and Ethel Warren Coolidge in the 1930s. Descended in the family and given to the Museum in 1991 by Louise Coolidge Carpenter (the daughter of Senator and Mrs. Coolidge) and Judith Herdeg (the granddaughter of Senator and Mrs. Coolidge).

Credit Line

Gift of Louise C. Carpenter in memory of her parents, United States Senator Marcus A. and Mrs. Ethel Warren Coolidge