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Fetish Necklace

Fetish Necklace

Artist: Leekya

Department: History
Date: 1930s to 1950s
Medium: Coral, turquoise, abalone shell, spiny oyster, white clam shell, travertine, jet, silver, cotton cordage
Dimensions:
16 1/2 × 9 × 1 in. (41.9 × 22.9 × 2.5 cm)
Classification: Jewelry & Adornment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Mrs. D. T. Beals
Object number: PC1969.9.3
DescriptionNecklase with birds of different colors, shapes and sizes.Coral, turquoise, abalone shell, spiny oyster, white clam shell,
travertine, jet, silver, cotton cordage. Includes birds, disk beads, a carved squash blossom, and a carved bead in the shape of a Navajo silver repousse bead.

On view
Label Text:Fetish necklace, 1930s-1950s
Leekya, Zuni
Coral, turquoise, abalone shell, spiny oyster, white clam shell,
travertine, jet, silver, cotton cordage
PC1969.9.3, Gift of Mrs. D.T. Beals



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