Bead neck ornament

Probably a neck-ornament, featuring a well-known pattern. It appears to be missing a strap of decorated beadwork, a little red bead which offsets the white border, It is in good condition with one missing white bead on the panel. This item shows signs of having been worn.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Collection Area Region
Common Name
bead neck ornament
Simple Name
Production County
Southern regions of Colony of Natal into Cape Colony and Griqualand East (now southern KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape)
Production Country
South Africa

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bead neck ornament