Collection Online
cowrie shell, shell, wild banana seed, nylon cord
53.3 × 19.2 × 1.8 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
The necklace is of fragments of salmon pink and white sea snails with an immature cowrie or maybe bailer as the centrepiece finished with the seeds from bush bananas.