Historic Ute Beaded Choker

Item: 624

Origin: Ute
Date: 19th Century
Media: Hide with blue, white beads, cut bone, elk’s tooth, shells, red stroud
Dimensions: 6″ diameter, 1.15″ wide, with stand – 16″ tall

Description: Early, beaded choker worn around the neck of male Ute tribal members.  The large medallion is cut bone, which has in the center a very old elk’s tooth, two shells and a piece of early red stroud dyed with cochineal.

Price: SOLD

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