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Beaded object

Museum number:
5-5939
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.2171
Object count:
1
Description:
Bead "choker;" 7 strips of cloth sewn together and covered on outside with bands of red, white, blue and black glass trade beads; 5 brass button closures (3 missing); L. 34.6 cm.
Donor:
Warren d'Azevedo
Collection place:
Orange Free State Province, Republic of South Africa
Verbatim coll. place:
South Africa; Orange Free State; Sotho
Culture or time period:
Sotho
Collector:
Warren d'Azevedo
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1965
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
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