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Concha belt

Concha belt

Artist: unidentified

Department: History
Date: 1865-1880
Medium: Silver, leather
Dimensions:
3 1/2 × 45 in. (8.9 × 114.3 cm)
Classification: Jewelry
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Eason Eige
Object number: PC2010.5.1
DescriptionAn early Navajo chiseled repousse stamped concha belt, with large butterfly concha buckle and 6 oval conchas. According to donor/scholar Eason Eige, the belt could be as early as 1865.
Not on view