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February 10, 2012

Hairpipe beaded choker necklace

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Dakota or Blackfeet necklace

Dakota or Blackfeet choker necklace made of tubular (hairpipe) beads, leather spacers, and braided yarn.   The beads are strung onto an off-white length of yarn knotted and braided at either end to form a tie closure.  Created in 1920.

For details, view the necklace in our online collections database.

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