String of Beads



A string of 185 beads, mostly of faience. The shapes vary: 175 short cylindrical beads, 8 flat disc beads and 1 segmented bead. The colours of the beads vary: 58 blue/green, 1 yellow, 114 red, 5 dark blue, 5 grey and 2 light green. The beads were cleaned, consolidated and re-threaded in 1999. Now kept within an acrylic box for group handling. Exhibited at Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums 1912-1915 (loan number 39ci-'12).