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Animal fetish

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Frog or bird shaped animal fetish. Green background with blue, yellow, red and white beads in stripe down center of animal's back. Larger multi-colored beads dangle from bottom.


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


Length x width: 10.2 x 4.4 cm (4 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather, beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts