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Single pig tusk necklace
(20th century)

pig tusk, conus shell, wild banana seed, sago palm seed, fibre string
39.0 × 17.0 × 2.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
The necklace is of a small pig's tusk combined with bush seeds, banana seeds and the bases of conus shells.