Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • Inga (Sibundoy) peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: Sibundoy, Putumayo, Colombia
  • beads, string
  • Object Length/Width: 36.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Orvel A. Criqui, on behalf of Dr. William Nolan
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6744
Description

The relatively short necklace is made from multiple strands of small white beads with blue, black, and green beads sprinkled in. The beads appear to be strung on green string, since there is a green knot visible at the junction.