Tue, Jan 9, 2018 03:30PM EST - Mon, Jan 22, 2018 04:46PM EST
with manuscript tag reading, From San Francisco Curio dealers. Perhaps made to sell as a "Curiosity" - but the dentalia are the shells used by the Indians of the W. Coast as "allocochie" = wampum of the E. Coast. - Sep 1898, length 12 in.
late 19th century