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Dakota shell concho
Description Large curved mother of pearl colored shell, possibly conch, made into a button. The button is a manufactured trade item, circa 1900, found at the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/2 inches diameter
2 1/4 inches diameter
Nomenclature Button (fastener)
Subjects Used by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.38