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Squash Blossom Necklace

Squash Blossom Necklace

Attributed to: Della Casa Appa (1889 - 1963 Zuni, New Mexico)

Artist: unidentified

Department: History
Date: 1940s
Medium: silver and turquoise
Dimensions:
17 1/4 × 3 3/8 in. (43.8 × 8.6 cm)
Classification: Jewelry & Adornment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Mrs. D. T. Beals
Object number: PC1969.9.10
DescriptionSquash blossom necklace with turquoice cluster work resembling butterflies taking place of the squash blossoms. The naja is also made of cluster work. The necklace is supported on two strands of silver beads merging into one, with a silver clasp.
Attributed to Della Casa Appa; not sure by whom - DS 11/2018.
Not on view