Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • Urarina peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–2002
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • palm fiber, seeds
  • Object Length/Width: 30 x 12 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 3/4 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5126
Description

The five strands of dark brown seeds are strung on twisted plant fiber which comes together for a single twisted plant fiber tie. Most of the seeds are small and round. Some seeds on the botom strand are larger.