Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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elk tooth necklace
  • Cliffford H. Black
    active 1930s
    active: United States
  • elk tooth necklace, mid 1900s–1957
  • Where object was made: United States
  • elk teeth, buckskin, glass beads
  • Object Length/Width: 66.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 1/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of the Kansas City Museum by exchange
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1517

The long strip of buckskin is strung with alternating elk teeth and dark yellow tubular glass beads. There is no clasp.