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Collection

Nipa, Nipa-Kutubu District, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Pibis (cone shell disc necklace)
Place of origin
NipaNipa-Kutubu DistrictSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wola people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media categories
Animal material, Botanical material, Jewellery
Materials used
3 cone shells (Conus), plant fibre cord, woven rattan, traces of grey/black pigment
Dimensions

overall 34.0 cm length; shell 4.5 cm to 4.8 cm diameter

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
719.1979
Copyright
© Wola people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Temporary exhibitions gallery
Bibliography (1)

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 117 (colour illus.), 162. cat.no. 62

Exhibition history (1)

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014