Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Aché maker
  • necklace, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • monkey teeth, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 38 x 11 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 15/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, Metal Drawer 3
  • 2007.5369

The single twisted plant fiber string is covered with small pointed teeth, graduating in size from the front to the back.