About this object

Necklet made of beaded bobbles in four different colours on a twisted fibre cord. Black, red, blue and yellow bobbles.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Eshira
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Central Africa: Gabon
  • Date made
    1879 before
  • Materials
    Bead; Vegetal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of J. G. C. Harrison, 1879
  • Collector
    J G C Harrison
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Gabon
  • Date collected
    1879 before
  • Measurements
    555 mm
  • Note
    STOCKBOOK: Necklets, Ulanda or Necklets worn by the Ashira women. European beads strung on pine apple thread; one with Ebony Amulet against witchcraft. From Ashira, Central Africa. Presented by Mr. J.G.C. Harrison.
  • Related people
    J G C Harrison (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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