Collection Online
Medium
pig tusk, conus shell, wild banana seed, fibre string, tapa string
Measurements
30.8 × 16.8 × 2.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Tufi district, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.291
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
© the artists
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A necklace combining two elements of wealth, a simple string of graduated bases of conus shells applied to a fine old pair of bound pig's tusks.