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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
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.