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Necklace

Museum number:
1-164433
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010164433
Accession number:
Acc.2427
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Necklace of clam shell disc beads. This specimen is of ordinary quality, not the best. Made from thin-shelled clams (thick-shelled clams make better necklaces).
Donor:
Adeline Bertha Gray
Collection place:
Upper Lake, Lake County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Lake; Upper Lake
Culture or time period:
Eastern Pomo
Collector:
Adeline Bertha Gray
Collection date:
ca. 1910
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
7.4 Non-issued Media of Exchange, Symbolic Valuables, and Associated Containers
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
Worn by both men and women. Men wear it under left arm and around neck.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Native name: "hah-ney" (fishbone).
Loans:
S1970-1971 #67: Urban Studies Center (January 21, 1971–January 22, 1971) and S1970-1971 #97: Urban Studies Center/Judith Stephens (March 9, 1971–May 28, 1971)
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