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Necklace

2006.44.3627 (RS161256)

Description

Necklace of strung gray, white and brown seeds known as "Job's Tears." Job's Tears are native to Asia but have spread widely across the world. There are examples of objects incorporating the seeds in many different cultures, including the Pacific Islands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
seed
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Necklace
necklaces
seed
Accession Number
2006.44.3627
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269773

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