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Title: Shell bracelet

Accession Number: 2005.34.368
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Type: Bracelet
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Materials: shells; beads; metal
Description: Bracelet; Shell bracelet; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); bracelet made of seashells, most likely from the shells of a marine gastropod; bracelet is four rows of 12 shells each, connected to each other by small crystal beads; towards one side, five shells connected by beads are hanging off from the front of the bracelet; the entire bracelet is clasped shut by a box clasp, rectangular in shape.

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