Collection Online
conus shell, wild banana seed, seed fibre, pigment of tapa string
30.5 × 17.5 × 2.5 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
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A very fine necklace bound with bush rope. The main elements are the finely ground bases of conus shells and wild banana seeds.