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Wampum belt

Culture/People:
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Previous owner:
William Penn, Non-Indian, 1644-1718  Search this
J. Merrick Head (John Merrick Head), Non-Indian, ca. 1843-1915  Search this
Auction venue:
Christie Manson & Woods Limited (Christie's), 1859-  Search this
MAI agent:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Wampum belt
Media/Materials:
Whelk shell beads (white wampum), quahog clam shell beads (purple wampum), hide thong/babiche, cordage, ochre
Techniques:
Loom beadwork, colored
Dimensions:
107 x 13.70 x 63 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Pennsylvania; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1680
Catalog Number:
5/3150
Barcode:
053150.000
See related items:
Lenape (Delaware)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_57010
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