Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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concho belt
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • concho belt, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • silver, turquoise
  • Object Length/Width: 76 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 29 7/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Roofe
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1485

This is a belt of silver conchos. Each concho has scalloped edges and lines radiating from a small piece of turquoise at the center, linked together with small silver discs, that also have a small piece of turquoise in the center.