Collection Online
nassa shell, cowrie shell, fibre
112.3 × 9.0 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Todd Barlin, 2009
© 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
This rare form of body adornment is made with an abundance of nassa shells intricately woven and strung with bush rope, with an egg shaped cowrie shell tied to the base.