Item Number: Fry0174
Materials: Glass trade beads on commercial string
Description: Trade beads have been imported into the Arctic since the earliest contact. These strands of beads, one primarily of blue, and the other of green, date to the last quarter of the 19th century or before. The blue string of trade beads was collected by artist and writer Claire Fejes in Point Hope, Alaska in the 1950s.
Dimensions: 12" and 13"
Claire Fejes, Fairbanks, Alaska
Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008
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