INDIAN TRADE BEAD NECKLACE. C.1880
From the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South Dakota. Collected about 1950. 19" length. Orange white heart beads. Mandrel wound of the type more commonly encountered in red and know as Hudson Bay White Hearts. Beads each hand made and vary in size, about 5.2-5.8 mm, just under 1/4" average. Good bright color on old soiled cord. Have two. Each.