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Wampum Belt

Collar

Object Number:NA3879
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: United States of America
Canada (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Quahog Shell
Whelk Shell
Plant Fiber
Iconography:Diamonds
Crosses
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Charlotte Siter through J. G. Rosengarten, 1915

Description

Wampum Belt (collar) with three white and purple diamonds and four crosses; two braided plant fiber ties at each end.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Ethnography (1931) View Objects in Exhibition

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