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Description: string of beads, A string of 126 beads consisting of tube-like beads in varying lengths and diameters of whitish stone sometimes lightly shading into beige, blue or green. From the Slate Tombs which are said to be of the Koh people who are said to have lived in this area prior to the coming of the Chiang. Probably collected in 1942. The provenience is said to be China, Sichuan Prov., Lifan area, on the tributary of the Min river northwest of Chengtu. It is identified as stone or jadeite.
Catalog Number: 233330.nosub
Materials: stone, stone; jade; jadeite