Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guaraní peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–1964
  • Where object was made: São Paulo, Brazil
  • seeds, chicken feathers
  • Object Length/Width: 40 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 3/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6526

The single strand necklace is made from round light grey seeds. There is one large brown seed at the front center. There are two tufts of brown feathers a short distance up either side of the necklace.