Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shell and turquoise necklace
  • Santo Domingo or Zuñi peoples
  • shell and turquoise necklace, late 1800s–1954
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • shell, turquoise
  • Object Length: 181.5 cm total length
    Object Length: 71 7/16 in total length
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1486

The long single strand necklace is made of shell heishi beads and small beads of turquoise.