Buckeye necklace with five brown Buckeye seeds and thirteen wooden beads, threaded onto narrow black ribbon. A descriptive card accompanying the object reads "Buckeye necklace/ A gift from a Springfield host family/ Buckeye is a State Symbol of Ohio and is a/ seed from the Buckeye tree. These large/ shiny brown seeds resemble the eye of a/ male/buck deer. Native Americans used the/ buckeyes as a source of food and also in/ handicrafts."
Artist/Maker and role
Buckeye seeds, wooden beads, ribbon
43.0 cm long
Signature & date
No marks or inscriptions.
Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
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