Southern Plains Earrings With Abalone, Dentalium and Russian Cobalt Faceted Glass Beads

Item: 1641

Origin: Comanche / Kiowa / Southern Plains
Date: Last quarter 19th Century

Media: Abalone, hide, dentalium shell, string, glass beads

Dimensions: 5.5″

Description: This is a rare pair of Southern Plains indian earrings. This pair is earlier that the majority seen out there. All hanging off of cotton string are a pair of cobalt Russian faceted glass beads, two sets of dentalium shells, hide as a border between zones finishing with a rectangular piece of abalone shell.  The abalone shows great wear and patina.

Condition:  Condition is original without restoration.

Price: 1850

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