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Object Name Necklace
Description Wampum necklace. Made of quahog shell beads, the necklace is very long. Beads are circular, flat and disk-like. They are pressed closely together. Shells are light gray or white with a darker shell bead for every twenty to twenty five lighter ones. Smaller beads and knotted twine at each end.
Date Unknown
Material shell
Dimensions L-61 Dia-0.25 inches
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Sub-category Adornment
Catalog Number 1979.075
Source Purchased at an auction in Tiverton RI
Received as Purchase