Shell Pendant or Gorget

Unknown people (Plains)
Northern Plains


19th century

Shell. leather, and brass beads

Overall: 3 1/8 × 3 1/8 × 13/16 in. (8 × 8 × 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

First Artist of the West: Paintings and Watercolors by George Catlin from Gilcrease Museum, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 23-November 26, 1995.


Source unknown; catalogued, 1955.

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