Collection Online
Medium
pig tusk, conus shell, fibre string, tapa string
Measurements
58.7 × 19.8 × 2.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.289
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A necklace combining two elements of wealth, a graduated string of intricately woven bases of conus shells applied to a fine old pair of bound pig's tusks.