- Museum number
Female's nose ornament, made of discoidal shell beads.
Length: 0.30 - 0.40 inches (univalve shells)
Diameter: 0.31 inches (discoidal shells)
Length: 2.60 inches (dentalium shells)
- Curator's comments
- Freer label: "985. Nose Jewels. Kalmath Indians S.E. Oregon Purchased from an Indian woman who was wearing them by RWS July 3rd 1876" /// Ethnography Department Christy Collection registration Slip: "Ornaments worn in the nose. One formed of two dentalium shells forming a bar [201.c]; the others are strings of discoidal shell beads [201.a], one with three univalve shell beads added [201.b]. Centre one worn by men [201.b], inside ones by women [201,a,c]. Nose Jewels. Klamath Indians S.E. Oregon Pchsd. from an indian who was wearing them by RWS July 3rd 1876.".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1900C3.201a (old CDMS no.)