Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308071

Category: Wristband - Wampum Wristbands

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Iroquois

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Purple and white Quahog shell wampum; native tanned hide lacing.

Description: Trapezoidal shaped armbands decorated with three crosses on white shells against a purple shell background. Twisted hide fringe formed from weft strands hang from each side.

Dimensions: Height 6.5 inches width 8.75 inches; height 16.5 cm width 22.2 cm.


Charles Messiter Collection
Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Akicita, The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, May 17, 1983 - July 10, 1983


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 4842Y, Lot 276, April 24, 1982

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006

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