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necklace with shell pendant
  • Southwestern peoples
  • necklace with shell pendant, late 1800s–1954
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • coral, beads, shell
  • Object Length/Width: 35.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 x 1 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1475

This is a single strand of white, blue, and red beads and shell beads with intermittent double strands of coral beads. There are two large white cylindrical shell beads. The pendant is a triangular piece of undecorated curved shell.