Navajo Second Phase Chief's Silver Stamped Concho and Leather Belt c. 1910s, fits a 26" to 31" waist
- Circa: 1910s
- Size: 31''
31" length, fits a 26" to 31" waist. Belt buckle measures 3.25" x 4.25", conchos measure 3.75" x 4.25". Original leather. Acquired from a private collection in Texas. The owner received this item from her aunt (1901-1978), who had traveled through New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona during the 1940-50s, collecting turquoise and silver items along the way. Includes a copy of a picture showing the aunt wearing this concho belt. Includes a print-out of history on the owner's aunt, who had a Masters in Geology. The aunt and her husband discovered oil in what is now known as Schwab City, Texas. Her aunt was a friend with Taos Society Founder, E. Martin Hennings. Includes a copy of pictures showing E. Martin Hennings painting her aunt.