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long braided necklace
  • Mojave peoples
  • long braided necklace, late 1800s–mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • beads, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 102 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 40 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1675

This is a long necklace of braided strands of black and white beads. The ends are joined with a large white bead and a tassel of looped, twisted fringe. There are white discs at the bottom of the loops.