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Shell necklace. Description: White shell necklace containing a variety of different shells and shell pendant. Condition: good. Remarks: Storage: Polynesia. Dimensions: 19" long including...

Necklace of clustered, small, white and brown shells

"Necklace of clustered small, white and brown shells. (23 inches) Provenance is unknown but this is similar to other necklaces in the...

Necklaces, various colored shells

"Necklaces with various colored shells. 1) 11.5" long 2) 21" long (broken) 3) 25" long 4) 6.5" Dia. 5) 11.5" long (head ornament) 6) 13" long (head...

Necklace. Description: Pale orange and yellow string of tiny conical shells. Condition:excellent. Remarks: Storage:Polynesia.

"Probably Polynesia. Shells are like those of 74.639.2959...

Necklace of gray shells strung four abreast

"Polynesia. Probably land shells--medium dirty white, smaller dark brown. Alternating double strands. Cotton thread." (Roger Rose, 4/95)

Lei shell. Native make, native shells

"head rings." (J. Nason 9/93)

"Not a Maori lei. These shell headrings--18.1968, 2111, 2138, 74.639.2837--are problematical. These here are...

Tortoise shell, small. Tortoise shell is used in making spoons, dishes and personal ornaments

"Sea turtle shell." (William Alkire, 2/95)

Fishhooks of tortoise shell

"Linton mentions points that 'were so sharply recarved that it is hard to see how the fish could have taken them.' Also. tortoise shell hooks are mentioned as...

MERE MERE, Whalebone "Patu" "Maori". (Don Marshall)

"Whalebone cut to form weapon. Notched on blade side. Carving has human form and abalone inlay for eyes. Also inlay in handle. Handle...

1850-1950

Information taken from gallery book: spoon. mussell shell. Pomo. late 19th-early 20th C. woman's eating spoon.

collected prior to June, 1915

Basket, covered with red & blue feathers. Pendants of glass beads & abalone shell row of shell wampum, & row of quail tips around border. Type called "Sun Basket" "...

1875-1925

Group of artifacts excavated from and found at the site of the Old Oakland Project of Storek & Storek. Objects formerly exhibited at the Oakland Museum Storefront Museum.

A collection of shell decorative items; 4 spindle whorls and 3 small effigy heads. Prehistoric. The whorls and heads and probably Mexican. The shell items are from the California Bay Area shell...

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