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Cape Barren Goose

pipis (Plebidonax deltoides), black crow shells (Nerita atramentosa), oat shells (Mitrella lincolnensis), gull shells (Nodilittorina unifasciata), cotton/nylon thread
41.5 × 21.2 × 1.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Flinders Island, Tasmania
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2004
© Courtesy of the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Tasmanian Aboriginal shell necklace of select shells in patterning to suggest the markings of the Cape Barren island goose.