Necklace

Ghana
early 20th century


Dimensions

Length: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2013.18

Medium or Technique

Glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Necklace made of powdered glass tubular rounds, also called Krobo beads, vertical stripe, black and white.

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