Trade beads

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Titles Trade beads
Description Many small circular beads in many different colors. Beads are adhered with glue to a rectangular brown painted wood piece.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches length
3 inches width
5/8 inch depth
Nomenclature trade bead
Materials wood (plant material)
metal
glue
plastic (material)
Subjects Fur trade.
Trade & Industry. Major Industry. Fur Trade
Dates Creation: Approximately 1737 - Approximately 1800
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 118TI.17 (inventory Number)

User Comments

  • Kathleen on January 25, 2022 09:12:55 PM
    I'm confused- the creation dates given are ca, 1737- 1800, but plastic is listed in the materials? These two pieces of information seem to contradict one another.

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