Necklace

West and Central Africa
18th - 19th century


Dimensions

Length: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.13

Medium or Technique

Glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Venetian glass bead, 14 large blue and white ‘chevron’ beads with circular glass spacers

Provenance

1960s, acquired by Genevieve McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Genevieve McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2013, gift of the Genevieve McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of the McMillan-Stewart Foundation