Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Maasai maker
  • necklace, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Kenya?
  • wood, copper wire
  • Object Diameter: 19 cm
    Object Diameter: 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Alois Fabian
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3294

Thin slices of wood are strung on copper wire forming a round necklace. There are small copper wire loops at the end for closure. It is brown.