Collection Online
Medium
conus shells, fibre string
Measurements
15.0 × 18.0 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Orotoaba village, Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.312
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
© the artists
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Gallery location
Contemporary Art gallery
Level 3, NGV International
Description
A major wealth jewellery object, similar to the one modelled of Orotoaba village, Tufi district - a simple string of graduated bases of very large conus shells strung with bush rope.