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Necklace (South Africa)

This is a necklace. It is dated 1960s and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is glass beads, cotton string. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. M.R. Ford. It is credited Gift of Mrs. M.R. Ford.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 3.2 x 86.4 cm (1 1/4 in. x 34 in.)

Cite this object as

Necklace (South Africa); glass beads, cotton string; H x W: 3.2 x 86.4 cm (1 1/4 in. x 34 in.); Gift of Mrs. M.R. Ford; 1967-21-1-h

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Duro Olowu Selects.

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