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Necklace

Museum number:
1-259092
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010259092
Accession number:
Acc.4593
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Made of shell and beads; three strands, bound together at the bottom on a braided buckskin "sling"; dentalium shells, separated by one tubular glass bead and five blue-striped white seed beads.
Donor:
Ira Jacknis and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Folsom, Sacramento County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Sacramento; Folsom
Culture or time period:
Yurok
Maker or artist:
Christine Ipiña
Collector:
Ira Jacknis
Collection date:
May 29, 1993
Taxon:
Dentaliidae
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1993
Context of use:
Made for sale.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 45 centimeters
Comment:
Traditional decorative style.
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