Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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concho belt
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • concho belt, 1900s
  • Where object was made: Arizona or New Mexico, United States
  • silver, leather, stamping
  • Object Length/Width: 103 x 4 cm width of concho
    Object Length/Width: 40 1/2 x 1 9/16 in width of concho
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1483

The narrow leather belt is decorated with conchos alternating with small silver butterfly-like designs. The buckle is round with scalloped edges and looks similar to a concho.