Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • necklace, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, seeds, beads
  • Object Length/Width: 34 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 13 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5120

The single strand of twisted plant fiber string has small dark brown seeds at the front. Some are separated by red beads and one white bead.