Large Plains Beaded Hide Umbilical Fetish, c. late 19th century, in the form of a turtle, with two stylized bird forms on a "salt and pepper" background, the underside with yellow pigment, tin cone and feather danglers, lg. from head to tip of tail 11 1/2 x wd. 5 3/4 in.
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