Necklace with Andrew Jackson peace medal

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Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source circa 1927.
National Museum of the American Indian
Culture/People
probably Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana] (attributed)
Subject
President Andrew Jackson, Non-Indian, 1767-1845
Object Name
Necklace with Andrew Jackson peace medal
Media/Materials
Silver, hide, hide thong/babiche, elk tooth/teeth, eagle claw/claws, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Struck/minted, strung, bead-wrapped
Dimensions
45.5 x 7.5 cm
See related items
Pikuni (Piegan) [Blackfeet Nation, Browning, Montana]
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Browning, Blackfeet Reservation; Glacier County; Montana; USA (inferred)
Date created
1829-1880 (medal struck in 1829; beadwork added later)
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Catalog Number
15/8354
Barcode
158354.000