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Pubic Ornament

Pendant

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Object Number:
P2415
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 zig zag designs filled with red pigment (ochre). Perforated for hair belt (not present). Man's shield. Used as clothing. Shell covered and colored.
Length:
19cm
Width:
14cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark
Other Number:
18818   -   Oldman Number

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