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Title

Pibis (cone shell disc necklace)

mid 20th century
collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Wola people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1969


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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

719.1979



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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