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Animal fetish

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Turtle shaped animal fetish with long dangling legs. Green, white, black and yellow beads. Metals bells for feet. Plain leather back.

Provenance

After 1972, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson at Quintana gallery, Portland, Oregon; 2012, gift of the Andersons to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson

Native American, 20th century

Dimensions

Length x width: 8.9 x 5.1 cm (3 1/2 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.400

Medium or Technique

Animal skin, beads, metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles