This is a string of fifteen beads in the form of floral pendants pierced lengthwise. Fifteen are mustard-yellow; one bead is blue green and another is dark blue. They are in perfect condition.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way