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Glass trade beaded necklace

Essay/Description

40 strand seed bead necklace in green, yellow, red, purple, orange, and blue. On thread with chrome cones at each end, brass wire, and commercial hook.

Curatorial Remarks

Common for Osage women to wear large strands of beaded necklaces around their neck.

Tags: beaded necklace
People: Osage
Places: Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Glass trade beaded necklace
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage (artist and user)
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds provided by Frankie VanJohnson Acquisitions Fund
Accession No: 
57.498
Previous Number(s): 
TL1998.10.3
Department: 
Not On View

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