University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 70-9-280
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Pamunkey
Provenience: Virginia
Culture Area: Northeast
Maker: Paul Miles
Date Made: 1/1940
Early Date: 1940
Late Date: 1940
Section:American
Materials:Muskrat Bone
Clay
Pigment
Length: 25cm
Width: 9.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Necklace of muskrat jaws and clay beads. The beads are painted blue. Made by Chief Paul Miles, Pamunkey, Va., Jan. 1940.


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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