European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Spindle Whorls or BeadsMade in Italy, Europe
Possibly made in Faenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, Italian
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
1999-99-15--19125th Anniversary Acquisition. The Howard I. and Janet H. Stein Collection, 1999
LabelMost of these beads bear the names of women. Presumably, they were presents from admirers.
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