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Glass bead snake

This was on display in Gus and Kate Davenport’s house in the 1950s, but John Davenport does not know its history. The style of bead snake is like those from the Ottoman Empire, often made by prisoners of war during the First World War.

Item Details

Size Length 1140mm
Date Pre-1950s.
Key Phrases
Ref no N934