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Necklace

Museum number:
1-87107
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010087107
Accession number:
Acc.1172 and Acc.978
Object count:
1
Description:
Abalone shells and cooked juniper seeds, double strand; rectangular and oval pieces, drilled at each end and tied together with cotton thread; one strand shorter than the other; seed spacers between some discs. Polished abalone shells.
Donor:
Arnold R. Pilling, Axel Lindgren, Gordon L. Grosscup, Margaret Wheat, and Mrs. Axel Lindgren
Collection place:
Northwestern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Yurok
Collector:
Axel Lindgren and Mrs. Axel Lindgren
Collection date:
unknown
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1949 and 1955
Context of use:
Personal adornment.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 33 centimeters
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