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Stacked button neckpiece
1997

Medium
18 carat gold, mother of pearl
Measurements
56.0 × 13.5 × 1.2 cm
Accession Number
1997.353
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
© Rowena Gough/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
An 18 carat gold wire threaded with mother-of-pearl buttons that form a stack resembling vertebrae. The button stack curves in the manner of a human spine when worn on the body.