Native American (Dine [Navajo])
Object Place: Arizona
Overall: 10.2 x 43.2 cm (4 x 17 in.)
Medium or Technique
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Necklace of standard form consisting of hollow spherical beads with twelve heavy squash blossoms; the double-bared naja has fluted terminals.
Mr. Pierce Butler, Hingham, Massachusetts; purchased by the donors on October 27, 1973, at the estate auction of Mr. Butler, held at the Auction Barn Galleries of W. Torrey Little, Inc., in Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts; 2008; gift of Ruth S. and Bertram J. Malenka and their sons David J. and Robert C. Malenka. (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)
Gift of Ruth S. and Bertram J. Malenka and their sons, David J. and Robert C. Malenka