Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8912007

Category: Necklace - Wampum

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Northeast

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Purple and white Quahog shell wampum, white glass seed beads, native tanned deer skin laces; thread; cotton cloth.

Description: Necklace consisting of a strap of shell wampum, predominantly purple shell except for four crosses in white shell; along with a circular medallion also mainly purple shell with four crosses in white shell.

Dimensions: Length 18.875 inches 48 cm.


James Drumond, Eighth Viscount of Strathallen, Scotland, circa 1820 - 1851
Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


cf. Harrison, Julia D., The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples, McClelland and Stewart, Glenbow Museum, Toronto, 1987, pp 80, Fig. 71
Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale, Lot 146, November 28, 1989

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