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Clear and blue beaded necklace / Steve and Tony Bolinger

Curatorial Remarks

These are necklace beads made out of glass, but seed beads would have been used for decorative purposes. They may be Russian blues which were common on the Northwest Coast and in Oklahoma.

Tags: glass beads, Russian blue, faceted bead
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): 
Clear and blue beaded necklace
Creator(s): 
Steve and Tony Bolinger
Culture: 
Native American (artist and user)
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 in. (101.6 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gifted in honor of James Bruce Bolinger
Accession No: 
57.527
Previous Number(s): 
TL2010.34.9; TL 2010.34.9
Department: 
Not On View

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