Necklace

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Date:Not Recorded

Description:This necklace was worn by the chiefs of South African tribes, near the Cape. It is made from flat, circular beads of ostrich egg shells. The label on the necklace reads "Bone ornament worn by African chiefs near the Cape Given to HC by D. Philip in 1818".


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Donor ref:LEAMG : M1365.1915 (60/12539)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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