Mitchell Sockyma - Hopi Silver Overlay Buckle Set c. 1970s, fits a 3/4" wide belt
- Circa: 1970s
Belt buckle is 21.8g, pin is 9.8g, and slides are 7.5g each. This set will fit a 5/8" wide belt. Acquired from an old family collection in Arizona. The owners of this collection acquired many of their pieces directly from Claiborne “Clay” Lockett (1908-1984). Clay Lockett was a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Northern Arizona from 1959-1971, purchasing agent for the Museum Shop from the time it opened in 1965, regular judge for Museum shows, appraiser of acquisitions, and one of MNA's most generous donors having given two major collections of Indian paintings, kachina dolls, rugs, jewelry, and pottery.