Photographs (left to right): Sunset, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Silver Pennies, Rush, New York; Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico

Wampum Belt Archive



Original Size:

Rows: 8. Length 57.5 cm. 23.6 inches/








Black shell bead band with large white shell bead cross, flanked at one side with two diagonally arranged sets of three white crosses, while at the other side only on set, intact end with white vertical bar.

Purchased from a Private Collection in 1964. Former Tessier Collection, ex Douglas Ferguson Collection, worn by a Huron Wendat in 1880, see Jules-Ernest Liernois photography Fig. 14, p. 244.


Stolle, Nickolaus. 2016. Talking Beads: The history of wampum as a value and knowledge bearer, from its very first beginnings until today. Hamburg, Germany. ISSN 1437-7837