Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ayoreo peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • seeds, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 221 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 87 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5233

The very, very long necklace consists of a single strand of black seeds on a twisted plant fiber string.