Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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coral necklace
  • Pueblo peoples
  • coral necklace, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • coral, metal
  • Object Length/Width: 36 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1498

The three strand necklace is made of cylindrical coral beads. There are metal cones where the strands join. It has a short chain with a hook and eye closure.

The coral may have been purchased from Italy, where it was cut and drilled.