Photographs © Tim Hamill
12" high (7.5" inside)
Although an excellent examples of Kuba beadwork, this collar was possibly made to be sold. It has not been vetted.
Note the broken cowrie shell (see top detail) and the loss of some of the cowrie shells around the edge.
Kuba king in regalia, 1947 photograph by Eliot Elisofon
Museum of African Art, Eliot Elisofon Archives
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