Collection Online
Medium
conus shell, wild banana seed, seed fibre, pigment of tapa string
Measurements
30.5 × 17.5 × 2.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Orotoaba village, Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.321
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A very fine necklace bound with bush rope. The main elements are the finely ground bases of conus shells and wild banana seeds.