Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woman's necklace
  • unknown Ingarikó maker
  • woman's necklace, 1940s
  • Where object was made: Terrio do Rio Branco, Brazil
  • seeds, plant fiber, plastic, beads
  • Object Length/Width: 72 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 28 3/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Barbara Pirtle
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6868

The short necklace has a plant fiber base with white bead fringe and accents of red and dark blue. Each fringe ends with half of a small brown nut shell. There are multiple plant fiber strings at either end for closure. There are two white plastic beads at one end to fasten.