House interior at Taos Pueblo, women cooking, New Mexico, ca. 1935. Houses generally consisted of one or more multi-purpose rooms and several windowless storerooms. The family rooms were used for sleeping, eating, cooking, and crafts work. The rooms were usually sparsely furnished, and many of the family's possessions were hung from the vigas or pegs on the wall. The store rooms contained carefully stacked rows of dried corn on the cob and other d
Reddish glass beads. These small red wire wound glass beads are one of the first of this type to appear in Indian trade. Approximate age is from 1645 to 1660. Location - Power House Site, Lima, New York. Dimensions are 3 mm by 4 mm."
Tubular Blue Cane Beads. A tubular blue glass cane bead with a faintly discernable thin white core. The ends of this bead are jagged and unfinished. Approximate age is from 1645 to 1660. Location- Power House Site, Lima, New York. Dimensions are 1 cm by 2.5 mm.
Brass Lion and Stag Pipe. A cast brass pipe decorated with a lion climbing up the back of the bowl and a stag on the stem. Approximate age is from 1675 to 1687. Location - Boughton Hill Site, Victor, New York. Dimensions are 13 cm by 7 cm.
Two Men in an Arbor. An ornamental antler comb shows two men standing side by side in an arbor, wearing wide brimmed hats, shirts and skirts. They may possibly represent missionaries wearing habits. Approximate age is from 1675 to 1687. Location - Rochester Junction, Mendon, New York. Dimensions are 6 cm by 6 cm.