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String of Beads

Trade Bead

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Object Number:97-563-1108
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:British
Provenience: United States of America
Pennsylvania
Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)
Witmer's Farm
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Date Made: 1640-1675
Early Date: 1640
Late Date: 1675
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-563-1108 - Old Museum Number
5453 - ANSP Number

Description

49 strung trade beads.

"String of various beads. Long tubular twisted beads of clear glass, 1640-1674, of British origin?" J.W.

ANSP card calls for 97+5 spec. There are 45 miscellaneous beads, one broken one and one with incomplete hole. 5 tubular bead.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania (13 Sep 2008 - 10 Jul 2011) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021) View Objects in Exhibition

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