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Title

Nose peg

collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Baruya people


Date

collected 1969


Media category

Jewellery


Materials used

lip of cowrie shell


Dimensions

7.0 x 1.2 cm


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

726.1979



Place

Where the work was made
Marawaka