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Wampum shell bead necklace
Description A necklace, possibly Dakota, of tubular wampum shell carved in various lengths and strung as a necklace, circa the mid-19th century. 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