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T0269
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Silver adornment was important to the fur trade during the 18th and 19th centuries and became an important part of Native / European relations for several centuries. Silver jewelry was produced for the Indian trade by Colonial silversmiths. Native leaders received crescent-shaped gorgets as symbols of alliances, as well as in trade, and wore them hung around the neck.
Physical dimensions: 
depth 0.5 in ; length 2.5 in ; width 5 in
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