Collection Online
Medium
cowrie shell, fibre string, pigment on tapa string
Measurements
20.8 × 23.5 × 2.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Siu village, Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.322
Department
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
Contemporary Art gallery
Level 3, NGV International
Description
A necklace of slivers from the brown lipped, white cowrie shell woven into a base of beaten bark cloth. This example has fishing line bush repairs.