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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1982.18.01
Object Name Bead
Description 91 inch long string of trade beads, "white bugle". Each bead is quite small, measuring about 3/8 inches to 1/2 inches in length and about 3/8 inches in diameter. Authenticated by Derrel Thiel of WSHS on 9/14/1982. This style of trade bead entered the Pacific Northwest around the 1850s or 1860s, and was in use up until the 1920s.
Date Mid-19th century
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1920
Search Terms Trade Goods
Beads
White Bugle
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