Necklace for girl, end of 800 (Kiova or Comanche invoice)

Collana per bambina, fine ‘800 (fattura Kiova o Comanche)

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Shell, hard stones, cotton thread

Necklace for girl; probably the result of commercial exchanges between the Pueblo of Taos and the Indians of the Plains of the South. 
The turquoise near the Pueblo had protective function for the little girls