Bead/beads used as currency

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Culture/People
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)
Collector
Leo J. Frachtenberg (Leo Joachim Frachtenberg/Leo J. Frachtenburg), Non-Indian, 1883-1930
Object Name
Bead/beads used as currency
Media/Materials
Glass bead/beads, shell beads
Techniques
Strung
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Oregon; USA
Date created
1850-1900
Collection History
Collected in 1916 by Leo J. Frachtenberg (1883-1930, an anthropologist who specialized in Native American languages) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
4/7500
Barcode
047500.000
See related items
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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