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Shell bead necklace
Description Tubular shells carved in various lengths and strung as a necklace. The shell beads are mostly white with some purple coloration. The necklace was collected by Henry Ladd Carver, quartermaster of the 6th Minnesota Regiment, during the Sibley Expedition.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 inches length
1/16 inches width
Nomenclature Necklace
Creation Made by Indians of North America
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Carver, Honorable Mr. Henry Ladd
Henry Hastings Sibley Expedition
United States Army, 6th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865)
Made by Indians of North America
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Indian. Exchange Media
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1863 Sibley Expedition
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2459