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Accession number 1997.57
Catalog Number 1997.57.328
Object Name Block, Printing
Description Metal relief printing block with the base made of wood and a plate composed of some type of metal placed on top. Written in pencil on a piece of paper adhered to the bottom of the wood block reads: "Mem. Anth". The image on the metal plate is two loops of some type of beads tied together with a cloth ribbon. The image appears in an article by Speck: Speck, Frank.G. "The Eastern Algonkian Wabanaki Confederacy." "American Anthropologist" New Series, Vol. 17, No. 3. (Jul.-Sep., 1915), pp. 492-508. The image appears on page 505 above the following caption: "Fig. 89 - Penobscot wampum string; used as summons to inauguration of new chief." A copy of the article is included in the main accession file.
Dimensions H-4 W-1 D-1 inches
Collection Wooden Objects / Speck Collection
Imagefile 004\199757328.JPG