Blue Bead Necklace with a Brass Crucifix

Akimel O'odham (Pima)


collected about 1904-1907

Blue glass beads and brass

Overall: 12 13/16 in. (32.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: Sacaton, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Native American

Not on view


On the back of the crucifix is "Souvenir De Mission".

Exhibition History

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 17-December 30, 2019.


Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Arizona, 1904-1907; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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