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ornament, neck

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Description
    Nassa shell and bailer necklace. Large central shell is a segment of the large Melo ‘bailer’ shell. This is set between a fan effect of shell pieces. 6 on one side and 5 on the other. The cord stap is decorated with 2 rows of nassa shells. There is a single blue plastic bead at the termination of the strap.
  • Other Number
    56771.6, 2016.85.6
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    11 November 2016
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  • Item count
  • Record richness
neck ornament; Papua New Guinea; 2016.85.6
neck ornament; Papua New Guinea; 2016.85.6


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