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Description

Bow guard, comprising a sand-cast openwork rectangular silver plaque set with single turquoise mounted on a black leather wrist strap, with two buckled straps for fastening around wrist: North America, USA, New Mexico, Navajo, c. 1940s

Museum reference

A.1992.128

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Bow guard

Production information

Unknown
New Mexico, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Date

c. 1940s

Style / Culture

Navajo, Southwest, Native American

Materials

Leather, Silver, Turquoise

Physical description

Black leather wrist strap; sand-cast openwork silver plaque set with single turquoise

Collection place

New Mexico, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Associations

Collector: Idiens, Dale (NMS)

Exhibitions

  • Patterns of Life (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
World Cultures »
Patterns Of Life

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