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Clamshell ring necklace
(20th century)

clam shell, bush seed, wild bananas seed, fibre string
46.1 × 17.0 × 2.4 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
Physical description
A very fine necklace of black bush seeds and fragments from shells with a ring fashioned from a giant clam shell finished with four seed and shell tassels.