Beaded Bottle

A European blue glass bottle, encased in red, blue, and white, beadwork. It has a stopper which is also covered in beadwork, as well as a line of tassels, ending with cowrie sells. An orange bead is sewn onto the end of the stopper, which is inserted into the bottle.

Further Information

  • Type: Containers, vessels
  • Object: Beaded Bottle
  • Materials: Glass, Shell
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 130mm [L] x 30mm [D]
  • Production Date: Pre 1943
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Alice Byrne
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1943.2.12

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