Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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braided necklace
  • United States
  • braided necklace, late 1800s–1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, braiding, beading
  • Object Length: 55.5 cm
    Object Length: 21 7/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1753

The single strand of braided mutli-colored beads is joined in front with a buckskin tassel which is topped with dark blue and yellow bands. There is a buckskin slider with vertical stripes of dark blue and yellow beads and a band of yellow at the top and bottom.