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Title

Headband

collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Baruya people


Date

collected 1969


Media category

Mixed media


Materials used

34 cut and polished conus shells, plant fibre string


Dimensions

66.0 x 2.3 x 2.0 cm :

0 - Whole, 2.3 cm, diameter of largest shell and width of necklace

0 - Whole, 2 cm (13/16"), depth of necklace

0 - Whole, 66 cm (26"), overall length of necklace, including string band


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

631.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Marawaka