neck ring (neck ornament (personal adornment))

Belt (in catalogue) or neck ring made of bead work surrounding a core, possibly made of leather. There are two brass buttons which fasten the object. The beads are predominantly white, with a band either side of the fastening and a band in the centre which have a chequered pattern in black and pink, with a red border. There are also two bands of chequered pattern in blue and black beads, with a red bead border.

Collection Information

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