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Ketoh (wrist guard)

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Bowguard with silver plaque with precision repousse and stamp work, mounted on a commercial leather strap.

Provenance

Mr. Pierce Butler, Hingham, Massachusetts; purchased by the donors on October 27, 1973, at the estate auction of Mr. Butler, held at the Auction Barn Galleries of W. Torrey Little, Inc., in Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts; 2008, gift of Ruth S. and Bertram J. Malenka and their sons David J. and Robert C. Malenka . (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth S. and Bertram J. Malenka and their sons, David J. and Robert C. Malenka

Native American (Dine [Navajo]), about 1890–1910

Object Place

Arizona

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 6.4 x 8.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.2010

Medium or Technique

Silver, leather

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver