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Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
amber (fossil resin) , string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/4 × 5/8 × 5/8 in. (1.9 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm) individual beads
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Description:
Collection of thirty-nine (39) small, oval-shaped amber beads. The beads are uniform in size and shape.
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:
2014.182.74
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d60a29d0-519c-4f20-9562-28fd7e3f2094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.74