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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass , string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 × 6 1/2 × 1/2 in. (33 × 16.5 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Description:
Beads of variety of sizes and shapes with varying patterns and colors. No two beads on this string are the same. The majority of the beads have a yellow background with varying green, red, blue and white patterns. Some beads are disk-shaped while others are oblong and many of them are chipped or faded from wear.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.62
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c49523f-429d-42a0-94e1-a9b94e4d6860
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.62