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Beads (2)

Beads (2)
Title
Beads (2)
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
largest: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Description 
Glass beads; circular, yellow.
Object Number 
INV.5704.6-7
Gallery Label 
According to an attached label, these beads were found at Kings Highway and Utica Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. The label gave a date of June 31, 1925, but did not clarify whether the object was found on that date, or presented that day to the Society. The address was the site of a Colonial inn that was built in 1680.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group