Blue Bead Necklace with a Brass Crucifix

Akimel O‘odham (Pima)

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collected about 1904-1907

Blue glass beads and brass

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

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

46.17.10024

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Classification

Native American

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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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