|Current Location:||Collections storage|
New Guinea Highlands
|Credit Line:||Gift of Leonard and Helen Evelev, 2003|
Crescent shaped necklace (kina) of gold-lip mother-of-pearl shell. Holes drilled at the two points, into which a white silk cord is knotted and stitiched. On one knot, traces of red pigment, possibly indicating festival wear. Small shallow hole, probably natural, about four cm. from one tip.
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