Wendat (Huron); collected among the Wyandot
Indian Territory; Kansas; USA (inferred)
Whelk shell beads (white wampum), quahog clam shell beads (purple wampum), hide, cordage
Formerly owned by Silas Armstrong (Principal chief of the Wyandot in Kansas, 1810-1865); purchased by Walter C. Wyman (ca. 1851-1927, Chicago area dealer and collector) from Armstrong's widow, Zalinda Hunter Armstrong (Wyandot, ca. 1821-ca. 1900); purchased by George Heye in 1907.
95.00 x 15.00 x 1.50 cm
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