Arts of the Americas
late 19th-early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
Five strand necklace with blue and white shell beads (originally six strands). The shell beads have bone hair-pipe beads strung with them. Original title of 'wampum' came from Culin, note: the beads are not wampum beads but other shell type beads.
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