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

Wampum Belt Archive

Stolle's image

BML 1878 11 1 625

British Museum London



Figure R. D. Hamell December 09 2021

Spacing of figures based on Stolle's drawing



Original Size:

5 rows length: 113cm. 44.5 inches est. Columns 287.




1,445 beads




Translucent wine red glass bead strap of pouch with a central white double cross flanked by four white checkered diamonds. Edges wrapped. Ex Samuel Rush Meyrick Collection (1783-1848).


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 Fig. 191


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