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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Native American - Woodland ➔ Brooch

Identifier:
E1995.65.7.1
Description:
This brooch is made of metal and could be used in a person's hair, as a necklace pendant, or as a decoration for clothing. Brooches can feature numerous designs and can also be decorated with colorful stones or jewels. Small ring-shaped brooches were sometimes called "friendship brooches" and were exchanged between women as tokens of their regard for one another. 
Materials:
Silver, Nickel Alloy
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
Discovery Kit: Anishinabe Culture (October 25 2019)
Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.

Virtual Discovery Kit: Anishinabe Culture (April 2020)
Learn how the Anishinabek have lived alongside the natural world through a variety of artifacts that tell the story of the first people of this place.
Maker/Donor
Jan Zender