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Pubic Ornament

Pendant

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Object Number:
P2414
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Australia
Western Australia
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Pearl Shell
Pigment
Technique:
Incised
Description:
Large oval piece of pearl shell decorated with meander patterns filled with red pigment (ochre). Perforated for hair belt (not present). Man's shield. Used as clothing. Shell covered and colored. Enui totem?
Length:
19cm
Width:
14cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark
Other Number:
18817   -   Oldman Number
F43   -   Other Number

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