- Museum number
Shell dance ornament for headdress comprising of many small cream shells attached with vegetable fibre string to flat, oval vegetable fibre backing.
Width: 59 centimetres (including tie strings.)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1979:
Another, similar [to Oc1979,07.85] but smaller.
Ethnographical collection from Papua New Guinea. All pieces collected by the vendor in the field within the last thirty years.
'Shell dance ornament, for headdress. Collected 1977.'
PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register information about the collection: 'All pieces collected by the vendor in the field within the last thirty years'
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 95 (Collectors number)