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Woman's necklace (tamasai)

Ainu
20th century
Tae Isori (Japanese, born in 1936)


Dimensions

Length: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.58

Medium or Technique

Glass beads

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

Large necklace made of blue, white, black and clear glass beads of various sizes.

Provenance

20th century, beads inherited by Akiro Isori from his family, who owned them for approximately 3 generations; before 2007, gift of Akiro Isori to his wife, Tae Isori, Kawau Onsen, Japan; 2017, gift of Tae Isori to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of Tae Isori in memory of Akira Isori