- Museum number
Pigment (?) made of haematite.
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition "Mo" From acquisition "Chariton County".
See Christy Correspondence:
Letter A E Douglass, New York/C H Read, 24 Nov 1887 and 'Invoice of Objects, worked in Stone & Shell by American Indians ... sent, in Exchange ... Selected from the Private Collection of A E Douglass Esq. in the Museum of Natural History, New York.
Douglass writes 'The "Objects in Hematite" complete my list...The "Paint Lumps" are the small masses from which the Indians have by grinding procured paint.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1887C2.3799 (old CDMS no.)