Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-260098

Description

Bone or ivory ring

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
ivory (tooth component)
bone (material)
Ring

Label

Members of the Tuscarora and other Native American groups created purses, embellished with ribbons and colorful beads, for tourists. Inside this small purse the Rhoades family of Providence, Rhode Island, preserved three carved rings from around the globe.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ella Newton Rhoades

Accession Number

1943.337.2