Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • Urarina peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • cloth, monkey teeth, thread
  • Object Length/Width: 39 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 3/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5129
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Description

The length of blue cloth is folded over and teeth of graduated size are sewn into most of the length. The ends are left free to tie. It is a choker.