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bolo tie
  • Wolf Robe Hunt
    born: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States ; active: United States
  • bolo tie, 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • silver, turquoise, leather, braiding, stamping
  • Object Length/Width: 50.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 7/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1469

The black leather braided bolo tie has silver cones on the loose ends. The rectangular slider has long sides bent back. There are two chunks of turquoise and three balls of silver on the front and a stamped wing pattern. Small circles are stamped around the perimeter with semicircles on the bent portion.