Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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necklace
  • Urarina peoples
  • necklace, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • beads, seeds, ocelot or monkey teeth, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 37 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 9/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5134
Description

The single strand of pink beads is strung on plant fiber. Small brown seeds are interspersed for much of the length and teeth are interspersed at the front.