Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • 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
Description

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.