Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Venezuela
  • necklace, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • plant fiber, shell, seeds
  • Object Length/Width: 67.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 9/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6824

Half of the long single strand necklace is strung with small brown snail shells. The remaining portion is strung with small brown snail shells alternating with small brown seeds.