Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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catlinite leaf
  • Plains peoples
  • catlinite leaf, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Corcoran, Kansas, United States
  • catlinite, brass, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 9.7 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 3 13/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1101
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A piece of catlinite cut into the shape of a leaf. One side has a brass plate that once held a thermometer.