University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 70-9-136
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cayuga
Iroquois
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast
Date Made: c. 1870
Early Date: 1845
Late Date: 1895
Section:American
Materials:Silver
Stone
Height: 3cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

pair of earrings made of silver with a blue stone inset. Made in the shape of a teardrop. Native made about 1870 at Six Nations and owned since then by the Jamerson family.


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968. : Page/Fig./Plate: 29View Objects cited in this Publication

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