Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seed and bead necklace
  • United States
  • seed and bead necklace, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • seeds, glass beads, wood
  • Object Length: 36.5 cm
    Object Length: 14 3/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1750

The single strand of large round brown shells alternates with light or dark blue glass tubular beads flanked by red or orange, silver or yellow wooden beads.