University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-469
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Western Carolina Band
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Graham County (North Carolina)
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Shell
Claw
Length: 32 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Strung blue-painted wood and white shell beads, with two large bird claws. Note in Frank Speck's handwriting on tag accompanying object, "Cherokee (N. Car.) Western Carolina Band from Murphy Graham Co. N.C. obtained from Lone Star, Cherokee, Necklace for dress occasions."


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