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Object ID # 1961.043.007
Object Name Necklace
Title Beadwork Necklace
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Place of Origin Unknown
Description A long, woven, beaded necklace, with an amber stone pendant. The woven beads are blue, amber and semi-opaque glass beads.
Provenance Most likely originally belonged to Elizabeth McLean (neƩ Blyth or Blythe) who was born in 1838 and died at Owen Sound, Ontario in 1921. Elizabeth had arrived in the village of Sydenham in the 1840s, after moving from the Cincinnati area. She married a Scotsman, John McLean, in the early 1860s at Owen Sound, Canada West, and they resided at 37 High Street (later the address was known as 1663 5th Ave. East).
Subsequently owned by Mary A. McLean, 1878-1967, Elizabth and John's daugher, who was born in Owen Sound, Ontario. She had a sister, Grace McLean, and other siblings.
Collection Jewellery, 20th-c Collection
Material Bead, Glass/Thread/Amber
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People McLean, Mary A.
Function Female jewellery item to be worn for adornment.