The Dorothy Methvin McClatchey Collection

The Dorothy Methvin McClatchey Collection was donated to Fernbank Museum by Dorothy and Devereaux McClatchey. The collection consists of over 500 objects of personal ornamentation and decorative arts representing the diverse cultures of the world. The largest percentage of the collection comes from Central and Southeast Asia, but a small number of objects were derived from North America, Africa, Europe and Melanesia.

Forehead Ornament Forehead Ornament
Papua, New Guinea
1994.34.124
20th Century
Headdress Headdress
Thailand
1994.34.236, 1994.34.237
20th Century
Garuda Pendant Garuda Pendant
Nepal
1994.34.114
20th Century
Maasai Neck Collar Neck Collar
Kenya or Tanzania
1994.34.121
20th Century
Portable Shrine Portable Shrine
Tibet Autonomous Region, China
1994.34.150
Late 19th - early 20th Century
Fibula Fibula
Morocco or Algeria
1994.34.8
20th Century
Pendant Pendant
Thailand or Laos
1994.34.29
Early 20th Century
Necklace Necklace
Africa
1994.34.99
20th Century
Dress Dress
Pakistan
1994.34.214
Early 20th Century
Squash Blossom Necklace Squash Blossom Necklace
Southwest United States
1996.33.16
20th Century
Turkmen Braacelets Cuff Bracelets
Afghanistan, Iran or Turkmenistan
1994.34.34
20th Century
Charm Box Charm Box
Tibet Autonomous Region, China
1994.34.101
20th Century