String of beads-glass, leather. Stone and ?bear claws. Consists of a triple strand of tiny glass beads - turquoise and white which are regularly interspersed with single bear claw (22 in all). Tied to this is a red leather thong with 4 turquoise round beads on each side. This is looped through a perforation in a large irregular shaped stone (red ochre covering it). Looped through another perforation in the stone is a tassel of leather and hide strips - some with hair intact. Some of these are also red.
Found by Old Yakama Indian Reservation
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 840 x 240 x 25mm
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