Necklace. California Indians. USA , California. North America. Early 19th c.

Necklace
Collection MAE RAS: № 2868-47
Image ID: 1241885218
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2868-47
Title:
Necklace
Ethnicity:
California Indians
Place:
USA , California
Geography:
North America
Date:
early 19th c.
Collector:
Golovin Vasiliy Mikhailovich, Vice Admiral, Fleet General Intendant, corresponding member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences
Materials:
ivory, sinew, seeds
Dimensions:
length when extended 196 cm; figure of a bear: length 4 cms, width 1.6 cm, thickness 1.3 cm
Commentation:
The necklace is decorated with a realistic figure of a bear carved from ivory.
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