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
  • plant fiber, shell, seeds
  • Object Length/Width: 39 x 11.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 3/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5123

The single strand of twisted plant fiber has a cluster of large spiral shells and pointed brown nut shells at the front.