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Beads (2)

Object Number: 
INV.6288.25-26
Date: 
1700-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
largest: 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 1 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Glass beads; blue with hole in center.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, these fragments were found at Maspeth in Queens, New York City. The label gave a date of July 28, 1930, but did not say whether the objects were found on that date, or donated to the Society on that date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group