Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.
Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.

Indigineous Africa, Masai. Beaded Collar on Hide.

Prix normal
$425.00
Prix réduit
$300.00
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Beaded Necklace/Collar

Antique—pre 1920

Africian Masai Necklace/Ceremonial Wedding Beaded Necklace from Kenya.

The collar has inside measurement of 6” and and outside measurement of 9”  with the addition of 2 triangle pieces made of beads extending 3/4” of an inch on either side.

The collar has a beaded width of 1-3/4”

This Necklace/Collar is made from a circle of hide with hand sewn beads.  It appears as though there are two beads sewn onto pine cone seeds. ( (over 100 of them) 

The collar is brightly decorated with owls of bright yellow , ten red , black ad green beads.  The inner circle of pine cone seed/with the beads  has one blue and one white bead on each. The outer row of pine cone seeds with two seed beads-one red one white.  Th e outer row of seeed beads os sone mostly is red and green wit a few white, red and black added along the bottom.

There is a rectangular hanging of beads sewn on t the leather hide. 1 row Blue, 4 rows white, 3 rows red, 3 rows green, 3 rows blue, 3 rows pink, 2 rows yellow, 2 rows white and 1 row of blue.  From this hangs a 13-1/2” string of blue beads and one of clear.  From the end of each hangs a shell.

Please refer to the photos. 

This item is very good antique condition.

This item came from a private collection.