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Trade bead necklace with mescal beans

Essay/Description

necklace - beans - Osage

Curatorial Remarks

Tags: mescal beans
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use

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

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Title(s): 
Trade bead necklace with mescal beans
Creator(s): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Osage (artist and user)
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
bean (mescal)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
80.9
Previous Number(s): 
8026.9; 21950
Department: 
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