Necklace

West Africa
19th century


Dimensions

Length: 96 cm (37 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.15

Medium or Technique

Glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Necklace made of venetian glass beads: 10 long blue and yellow elbow millefiore beads, 8 striped green elbow millefiore beads.

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