Comanche Beaded Necklace

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Dublin Core

Title

Comanche Beaded Necklace

Description

Theodore A. “Dot” Babb (1852-1936) moved to Wise County, Texas with his family and was kidnapped by Comanche, along with his sister Bianca and a Mrs. Luster, in 1865. He was adopted by the Comanche and in 1867, he was ransomed and presented with this necklace as a memento of his time with the tribe. Babb became a rancher in Amarillo and published a book about his kidnapping and adopting in 1923.

This object is not currently on display.

Creator

Comanche

Date

circa 1867

Identifier

10/4

Rights

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Citation

Comanche, “Comanche Beaded Necklace,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, accessed January 28, 2022, https://pphm.omeka.net/items/show/3021.