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Beads

Object Number:97-563-1684
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mohawk
Provenience: United States of America
New York
Palatine Bridge
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Period: Historic
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-563-1684 - Old Museum Number
6069 - ANSP Number

Description

"Mohawk of early 1700's. The decorated blue bead is a rare type, generally seen from the Mississippi Valley."

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