Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Africa
  • necklace, late 1800s–1981
  • beads, metal, string
  • Object Diameter: 24.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 9 5/8 in
  • Gift of Alois Fabian
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, Metal Drawer 4
  • 2007.3406

The single strand is made of cylindrical beads with a curvature. The beads have bands of yellow diamonds with small flower-like designs inside, in dark blue, white and red. The bands of diamonds are separated with bands of solid yellow or orange. It has a silver metal clasp.