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Necklace

Venetian glass bead necklace, millefiore beads, med and med. Rounds, green and yellow.

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

West Africa, 18th - 19th century

Dimensions

Length: 84 cm (33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.16

Medium or Technique

Glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment