Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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stone and shell beads
  • United States
  • stone and shell beads, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), United States
  • stone, shell
  • Object Diameter: 4 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1697

The nine beads have smoothed, rounded edges. There are two stone beads (one black, one white) and seven shell beads. One of the shell beads is a large oval. They are all strung together.