From: United States of America | North Carolina | Big Cove | Cherokee
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Cherokee | Eastern Band|
|Provenience||United States of America | North Carolina | Big Cove | Cherokee|
|Culture Area||Southeast Culture Area|
|Materials||Job's Tears Seed|
Seeds (coix lachryma) strung together to form necklaces. 3x5 index card in Frank Speck's handwriting accompanied object reads: "Coix Lachryma seeds strung on neck of child to stop crying and to cut teeth on. Big Cove Cherokee".
Condition: Original string broken at many points, restrung on monofilament 4/91. To Registrar's for freezing 3/91.
|Credit Line||Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970|
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