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Bands

Museum number:
2-62133a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210262133a@2cb
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
2
Description:
Woven beadwork. Two identical bands, multi-colored glass seed beads in geometric design; each band divides into two parts and again into four parts with red and black silk ribbon sewn to ends, warp threads braided and tied together at opposite ends. Materials, techniques: glass, cotton thread silk, sewn, diagonal weave.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
Northern Great Lakes, United States
Verbatim coll. place:
; Northern Great Lakes
Culture or time period:
Winnebago
Collector:
Francis C. Hutchens
Collection date:
ca. 1900
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Context of use:
Hair drop.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 2.4 centimeters and length 87.5 centimeters
Comment:
References: "Beads: Their Use by Upper Great Lakes Indians," Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, 1977, p. 80, fig. 116. "The Art of the Great Lakes Indians," exhibition organized by Flint Institute of Arts, 1973, p. 68, #289-90.
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