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armadillo container
  • United States
  • armadillo container, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Oklahoma Territory or Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), United States (?)
  • armadillo skin
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16 x 21 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Allen Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0950
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Description

This is an armadillo shell, minus the head, set into a basket shape with the tail as a handle.