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Colchester Historeum

Bead


Accession number: 83.1484A
Category: Body Adornments
Date: 1860 – 1900
Materials: Unknown
Narrative: Known as widow's beads, circa late 1800's; Obtained by the Colchester Historical Museum in December 1983
Description: 1 strand from a pair of 2 matching strands (Acc. No. 83.1484B); Black in color consisting of a series of small dried seeds or berries (possibly)