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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Guna [Guna Yala]  Search this
Collector:
Jane D. De Tomasi (Jane Davenport Harris de Tomasi/Jane Joralemon Davenport), Non-Indian, 1897-1984  Search this
Previous owner:
Jane D. De Tomasi (Jane Davenport Harris de Tomasi/Jane Joralemon Davenport), Non-Indian, 1897-1984  Search this
Dr. James A. De Tomasi, Non-Indian, 1902-1988  Search this
Donor:
Dr. James A. De Tomasi, Non-Indian, 1902-1988  Search this
Object Name:
Child's necklace
Media/Materials:
Animal tooth/teeth, glass bead/beads, cordage
Techniques:
Drilled, strung
Dimensions:
27.5 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Collection History:
Collected at an unknown date by Jane Davenport De Tomasi (1897-1984, daughter of Charles Davenport of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring, New York, and an avid traveler); donated to MAI in 1985 by her husband James A. De Tomasi (1902-1988, a scientist at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory).
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Catalog Number:
25/2413
Barcode:
252413.000
See related items:
Guna [Guna Yala]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268258