Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shell necklace
  • Pueblo peoples
  • shell necklace, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • shell, turquoise, coral, metal
  • Object Length: 30.5 cm
    Object Length: 12 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1491

The single strand of small shell beads has three turquoise and two coral beads. There are two oblong coral beads on either end. It has a metal clasp.