Dakota glass, clay and agate beads

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Description Double string of beads includes glass, clay and agate beads; the strand is divided into four rings that are separated by a flat white bead with double holes. The beads are mostly amber colored with a few faceted, round or cylindrical beads. Additional colors range from plain blue, yellow or green to multicolor figured beads. The beads were restrung in 1962 but the original pattern has been reconstructed to appear in the order they had been in when owned by a Dakota chief.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 30 inches length
1/16 inch width smallest
13/16 inch width largest
Nomenclature Bead (pierced object)
Subjects Used by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 61.116.4

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