Collection Online
Medium
cowrie shell, shell, wild banana seed, fibre string
Measurements
56.5 × 18.0 × 1.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Siu village, Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.304
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
The necklace is of fragments of salmon pink sea snails with a small cowrie as the centrepiece finished with the seeds from bush bananas.