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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Venetian glass
Dimensions:
9 × 7 3/4 × 1/4 in. (22.9 × 19.7 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 16th or 17th century
Description:
Strand of green Venetian glass trade beads strung on a nylon string. Small green beads of varying round sizes have drilled holes at center. Green beads have slight color variation, with many beads having slight accents of light green and yellow-green.
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 Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.26
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
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/fd573c6bd41-70a0-452a-b119-33e2affe8efa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.26