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: 51 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 1/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5131
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Description

The length of unbleached cloth is stitched to dark blue cloth, folded and stitched. Teeth of graduated size are sewn into one side. The ends are left free to tie.