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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; Zulu (possibly)
Title:Necklace
Date Made:19th century
Type:Adornment
Materials:Glass beads, wood, and straw
Place Made:Africa
Measurements:Overall: 7 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 49.53 cm
Accession Number:  MH 5.F.M
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Missionary Cabinet. Beadwork. 3 beaded pieces, attached together. One thin necklace, three strands of red, white, blue and black beads attached to a beaded spool. One small red, white, green, and red beaded purse. One thin red, white, and blue beaded strand, covering fiber.

Tags:
African; missionaries; beads; beadwork; indigenous people

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