Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace with bird pendant
  • unknown Pueblo maker
  • necklace with bird pendant, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • shell, stone
  • Object Length: 43 cm
    Object Length: 16 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1464

The long single strand of white shell beads is interspersed with triangular beads of turquoise and orange stone. The pendant at the front is a bird in turquoise, orange, and white.