TITLE

BEAD REPORT XIII: BEADS AND THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA Part III. The Later Bead Trade

AUTHOR(S)
Francis Jr, Peter
PUB. DATE
February 1985
SOURCE
Ornament;Feb85, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of beads and bead-work and the key role played by the bead trade in the discovery of America. It includes an in-depth analysis of the difficulties of identifying beads and the people who traded, distributed, imported and made them, as well as a discussion of the issues' implications for decoration and ornament.
ACCESSION #
32680142

 

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