Artist Dallas, Native American
  • Gorget
Date between 1300 and 1500
Medium conch shell
Dimensions Overall: 6 5/8 × 6 1/8 × 1 11/16 inches (16.8 × 15.6 × 4.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Macauley, Jr. Fund and Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund
Accession Number 1984.39
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S131, Level 1 (see map)
said to have been found by the Rice Brothers by Euharlee Creek (Bartow County, Georgia, USA).
(Benjamin B. Johnson, Art Care, Inc., Santa Monica, California, USA);
1984-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 2 (1985): 11, fig. 9.

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish. Native American Art. Southport, CT, 1994, p. 34.