Bead Necklace

Unidentified Kikuyu maker

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late 19th-early 20th century

Beads and metal

Overall: 17 3/16 × 2 9/16 in. (43.6 × 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6919

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Kenya

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Reverand R.H.(Harry) Leakey (1868-1940), Missionary with the Church Mission Society in Kenya, late 19th-early 20th century; given to the Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, England, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1939.

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