Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Venezuela
  • necklace, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • seeds, beads, teeth, quills
  • Object Length/Width: 49 x 12.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 5/16 x 4 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6536

The necklace has round red seeds and smaller red and white beads. The front portion of the necklace is rectangular with teeth along the sides and bottom. There are three horizontal rows of quills and three large curved teeth, each on their own loop of red and white beads with red seeds. There is one at the center and on either corner.