Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shell necklace
  • American Samoa
    active: American Samoa
  • shell necklace, late 1800s–1904
  • Where object was made: American Samoa
  • shell, metal, wire
  • Object Length: 60 cm
    Object Length: 23 5/8 in
  • Gift of G. J. and Oscar Hood
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4005

The single long strand of small spiral shells is strung on wire with a metal loop clasp.