American Decorative Arts

Trade Beads

1650–1700

Glass beads, cylindrically shaped

L. (strand) 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm) Diam. (individ. bead) 1/4 in. (.6 cm.) Beads range from 1/8 in. (.4 cm.) long to 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1337a-g
Culture: 
Probably Venetian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Probably made in Venice
Status: 
Not on view
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