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String of Beads

Trade Bead

Object Number:97-563-1107
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Pennsylvania
Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)
Washington Boro
Witmer's Farm
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Date Made: 1700-1750
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1750
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Shell
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-563-1107 - Old Museum Number
5452 - ANSP Number

Description

String of 75 glass trade beads and 2 shell beads - total 77 beads.

"Mixed string of tubular beads, die-drawn ones are of early 1700's, heavier ones are of 1640-75" J.W.

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

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