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, thread, monkey teeth, ocelot teeth?
  • Object Length/Width: 62 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5130
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Description

The length of unbleached cloth is folded over and stitched closed. Teeth of graduated size are sewn into the cloth. The ends of the necklace are left free to tie.