- Museum number
Necklace made of a circular flat band of vegetable fibre cord with transverse ribs. A number of strings of coix? seeds in halves hang from one side, terminating in tassels of opossum hair and two dog's teeth.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1885)
Length: 18 inches (from original registration)
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1885?:
Necklace. A circular flat band of plaited cord, with diagonal transverse ribs. From one side hang a number of strings of coix? seeds in halves, terminating in tassels of opossum hair, and two dog's teeth.
Cat. No. 266. Lace necklace. Papuan Gulf.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2003 15 Dec-2009 Jun, BM, 'Living and Dying'
- Frozen July 2009
- Acquisition date
- 5 December 1885
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1885C2.2475 (old CDMS no.)