Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-260100

Description

Coconut shell ring

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
coconut palm tree (species)
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

Object Type

Adornment

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ella Newton Rhoades

Accession Number

1943.337.4