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bolo tie with buffalo katsina
  • unknown A:shiwi (Zuñi) maker
  • bolo tie with buffalo katsina, late 1800s–1963
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • sterling silver, turquoise, coral, jet, shell, glass, braiding, incising
  • Object Length/Width: 48 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 7/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1471

The black braided leather bolo tie has silver cones on the loose ends. It has a trapezoidal silver slider with an image of a buffalo katsina made of various stones, with an incised bow and turquoise rattle.