Collection Online
cassoway bone, earth pigment
36.8 × 4.8 × 1.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A long blunt cream-coloured bone pin with a slight curve towards the end or point. The head is a carved parrot's head with large beak, circular eyes, oval patch on the head. The colour is black in the porous texture of the bone.