Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Native Arctic maker
  • necklace, 1780–1800
  • stone, ivory, metal
  • Object Length/Width: 49 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 1/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1710

The three strands of small white stone beads are strung on string. There are five large oblong pointed ivory beads at intervals that gather all three strands together. There is a metal hook and eye closure.