Photographs (left to right): Snake, Tennessee; Milkweed Pod, Rush, New York: Coral Fungus, Adirondacks, New York

Wampum Belt Archive


Abenaki MAI 11_123


abenaki belt


Hamell Reproduction 2000


Original Size:
Estimated length: 18.0 inches. Width: 3.0 inches,
Beaded Length: 28.5 inches. Width: 3.6 inches. Length w/fringe: 57.5 inches
Rows: 167 by 9. Total Beads: 1,503
Weave and Weft: Artificial Sinew. End wrap: Muslin over leather.



Glass bead belt made in imitation of wampum belt for use in ceremony held about 1890.

Abenaki, Maine.

Reproduction made with artificial polymer wampum beads.


American Museum of American Indians. Cat. No. 099938.000