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, plastic
  • Object Length/Width: 40 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5138

The single strand of twisted plant fiber has pointed brown seeds at the front, with segments of beads between. It has beads in light blue, yellow, red and dark blue. There is one larger white plastic piece.