Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shell and turquoise necklace
  • unknown Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) maker
  • shell and turquoise necklace, late 1800s–1950
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • shell, turquoise
  • Object Length/Width: 62 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1488

The single strand necklace has white shell beads and rough-hewn turquoise beads interspersed every two inches or so.