Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • Maasai peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • beads, leather, rawhide, metal, wire
  • Object Length/Diameter: 26 x 18 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 7 1/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0911
Multimedia
Description
Exhibitions

The metal ring is wrapped in dark blue, green, red, and white beads with hide ties. The leather pendant has white, orange, transparent yellow, yellow, red, and blue/white striped beads.