Choker

Choker

before 1915
Culture
Plains Culture Area
Country
United States
choker
Dentalia shell and cord
Gift of W.B. "Dub" and Maxine Blankenship
2015.298

Plains artist, Choker, before 1915. Dentalia shell and cord; 28½ x 2½ x 1 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of W.B. "Dub" and Maxine Blankenship, 2015.298

Dimensions
length: 28 1/2 in, 72.3900 cm; width: 2 1/2 in, 6.3500 cm; depth: 1 in, 2.5400 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Indigenous Arts of North America
Known Provenance
Purchased between 1915 and about 1920 by John Young-Hunter [1874-1955] probably at Crow Agency, MT; purchased about 1955 from Eve Young-Hunter by Wesley B. (Dub) Blankenship (1924-2005); inherited 2005 by sons Bruce, Terry, and Steve (TSB Resources); gifted 2015 to Denver Art Museum