Bead/beads

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Culture/People
Cherokee
Previous owner
John K. White (John Kennard White), Cherokee descent, 1937-2006
Object Name
Bead/beads
Media/Materials
Conch shell/shells
Techniques
Ground, drilled
Dimensions
6.25 x .5 x 6.25 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Chickamauga towns destroyed in 1795 (1794, Nickajack and Running Water); Walker County; Georgia; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John K. White (1937-2006, a Cherokee-Scottish craftsperson and educator); acquired by MAI through an exchange with John K. White in 1967.
Catalog Number
23/7850
Barcode
237850.000
See related items
Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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