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

Wampum Belt Archive


Stole's drawing - missing the two joined crosses on the right

L. H. Morgan Belt 1851

State Cabinet of Natural History, Albany, NY


Original Size:

Rows: 7. Length: ?








White shell beaded belt with 9 connected nine black shell diamonds and two joined crosses on the right. Made for Lewis Henry Morgan at Tonawanda Reservation NY 1851.


NY State Museum.

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