E0336: Beaded Belt

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0336
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Clothing ➞ Accessory
Marks/Labels:
beaded wording: "SAMKEEN" (the "S" is backwards)
Materials:
fabric
fabric ➔ thread ➔ metal
Dimensions:
122.5 cm L
12.5 cm W
0.5 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
Native American
Source Locality:
USA, Woodland
Description:
Wide rectangular belt with a completely beaded band.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)