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.