Bead Necklace


Medium: Shell, string

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century


Accession Number: 11.694.9024

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum