Collection Online
conus shells, fibre string
15.0 × 18.0 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Orotoaba village, Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
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
Not on display
Physical 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.