Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shell arm band
  • United States
  • shell arm band, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • shell, plant fiber
  • Object Diameter: 9 cm
    Object Diameter: 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1526

The small spiral shells are strung on a string. It has a large enough diameter to fit a man's upper arm.