Divination beads

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Sherman Taylor, Eastern Band of Cherokee
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Divination beads
Media/Materials
Glass bead/beads, cotton cloth
Techniques
Wrapped, tied
Dimensions
10.7 x 6 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
didasdiyehisdodi
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected from Sherman Taylor (Eastern Band of Cherokee) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8968
Barcode
018968.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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