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Pair of Vintage African Beaded Necklaces

West Africa, ca. 20th century CE. Two gorgeous vintage beaded necklaces, one comprised of hundreds of black phono record vinyl disc beads, the other including forty large round cow or possibly camel bone beads finished with a wax resist batik process to create the shiny black and white striped patterns. Size: vinyl record bead necklace measures 32.5" L (82.6 cm), each bead ~.375" in diameter (1 cm); batik cow bone beaded necklace measures 26.5" L (67.3 cm); each bead ~ .875" in diameter (2.2 cm)

Condition: Some vinyl record beads with small losses or nicks to peripheries. Bone/batik beads overall excellent.

Provenance: ex-Adeon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA, acquired prior to 1970

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