University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-468
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nanticoke
Provenience: Delaware
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Corn
Length: 29 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Strung dried red corn kernels. Note in Frank Speck's handwriting on card accompanying object, "Nanticoke, Delaware. Red corn kernal necklace by children to cure nosebleed."


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Year of Heath - Corn: From Ancient Crop to Soda Pop (10 Apr 2015 - 14 Mar 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

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