Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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turquoise necklace
  • Southwestern peoples
  • turquoise necklace, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • turquoise, shell, polyester string
  • Object Length: 21 cm
    Object Length: 8 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Security Benefit Group of Companies
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1461

The short, two strand turquoise bead necklace has orange and white shell beads at the center of each strand. There is one red bead near the tie.