Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded necklace with pendant
  • United States
  • beaded necklace with pendant, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 43.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 17 1/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1751

The beaded necklace has green and red stripes spiraling on the strap. Pink expansions about 2/3 from the top each have black looped fringe with white and red tips. The dark blue expansion at the top has black looped fringe with white and red tips. There is a green pyramidal pendant with red borders, a diamond on each side in red, dark blue, and white. The pendant is stuffed with cotton. There is beaded fringe on the base of the pyramid in bands of red, white, and medium blue. There is a red expansion at the point of the pyramid with clear red and blue looped fringe.