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Necklace

Museum number:
1-216992
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010216992
Alternate number:
163 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4296
Object count:
1
Description:
Pairs of dentalium shells spaced with glass beads, pony beads in black, red, white and blue, smaller beads of same colors, large red over yellow tubular beads near pendant of oval shaped abalone shell. Strung on white cotton thread, broken at one end.
Donor:
Georgia Ann Scott
Collection place:
Northwestern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Northern California; Northwestern California
Culture or time period:
California tribes and Northwestern California tribes
Collector:
Georgia Ann Scott
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Dentaliidae
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
January 4, 1988
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 41 centimeters
Comment:
Context of use: "cf. 1-20828" (Necklace of dentalia and glass beads with abalone pendants).
Legacy documentation: