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Neck ornament

Neck ornament. Brass collar with opening at back of neck, brass teardrop shaped protrusions around center front.


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)

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Gift of the McMillan-Stewart Foundation

India, Assam, Naga peoples, 20th century


Length x width: 17.5 x 19.8 cm (6 7/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment