Turtle shell and bead necklace

Turtle shell and bead necklace created by Native American Indians in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan and Ontario. Beads of this type were common during the period 1790-1850 ; this item was acquired at Niagra Falls, Ontario in 1911., Digital image of Turtle shell and bead necklace ; 15 x 12 cm. and 55 cm. From a collection held at the Bay Mills Community College Library and Heritage Center, Brimley (Mich.)
Abstract/Description: Turtle shell and bead necklace created by Native American Indians in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan and Ontario. Beads of this type were common during the period 1790-1850 ; this item was acquired at Niagra Falls, Ontario in 1911.
Subject(s): Indian beadwork
Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region -- Antiquities
Great Lakes Region
Date Created: 1830 (approximate)