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Name/Title Grey Fur Siberian Squirrel Necklet
Primary Maker Unknown
Object Type Textile
Classification Collar/Clothing Accessories/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Social History
Brief Description Siberian squirrel necklet made from five pelts which are sewn into two squirrels. The first squirrel has a clasp under the chin which fastens the necklet together. There are two legs and a tail at the rear. The head of the second squirrel is joined to the end of the body of the first squirrel. It has no feet but two tails and a cord which fastens into the clasp to close the necklet. The first squirrel is three pelts long and the second squirrel is two pelts. Fur stoles were very popular in fashion in the early 20th century.
Measurements 90 x 1090mm
Media/Materials Textile - fur
Production Period Early/20th Century
Production Place Europe
Collection Social History
Accession Date 1970
Acquisition Method Loan
Credit Line Collection of the Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession No 1970/382/23
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