Mary Kea'a'ala Azbill (Maidu, 1864-1932). <em>Ear Bones (Bo-no)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Crane wing bones, sedge root, acorn woodpecker scalp, feathers, glass beads, commercial string, abalone shell, 9 x 1 1/2 in. (22.9 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1908, Museum Collection Fund, 08.491.8826a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 08.491.8826a-b_SL1.jpg)

Ear Bones (Bo-no)

Artist:Mary Kea'a'ala Azbill

Medium: Crane wing bones, sedge root, acorn woodpecker scalp, feathers, glass beads, commercial string, abalone shell

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 9 x 1 1/2 in. (22.9 x 3.8 cm)

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Accession Number: 08.491.8826a-b

Image: 08.491.8826a-b_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Earplugs. A red-feathered disk is surrounded by white beads and attached to a carved piece of bone. Pendants of abalone are suspended from the red disk.

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