AA 1801 - Trade bead necklace

Catalogue Number
AA 1801
Object Name
Necklace
Object Type
Trade bead
Associated Material

Lipsett # 69

Culture
Northwest Coast General
Geocultural Area, Broad
North America
Geocultural Area, Narrow
Northwest Coast
Artifact History

Lipsett notes: Russian beads used many years ago in trading with the Indians. One large bead was traded for one beaver pelt.

Publication/Research Record

Classification of glass beads by KE & MA Kidd. p.50-63

Physical Description
String of deep blue tubular translucent glass beads which are seven sided; each side modified by facets; there are seventeen deep blue deads arranged in two sets of eight and one at the end of the string; five round amber coloured glass beads divide sets of blue.
Material
Glass
Dimension Remarks

Length of entire string

Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
31.80
Technique
Drawn, Ground
Nomenclature
Department
Ethnology
Source
Lipsett, Edward and Mary (collection)