neck ornaments

A neck ornament made up of threaded beads with two nut pendants attached.
One of the nut pendants contains small coloured beads that are contained with a piece of wood for a stopper. The threaded beads are dark blue in colour.
Label: dark green printed paper label. 'Free Public Museums, Liverpool. Deposited by the L'pool Institution of Commercial Research in the Tropics, Jan. 1906. Mountmorres Coll; Collexted by Lord Mountmorres.'
Label: Pale beige hand-written label in pen 'C. Africa, Congo, Azande Tribe'

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