Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • necklace, late 1800s–2002
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • shell, collared peccary tooth, seeds, palm fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 31 x 12 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 3/16 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5122

The single strand of twisted plant fiber has three spiral shells, a brown seed and a large pointed tooth.