Unknown Artist

Pibis (cone shell disc necklace)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Nipa, Nipa-Kutubu District, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Wola people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Animal material, Botanical material, Jewellery
Medium
3 cone shells (Conus), plant fibre cord, woven rattan, traces of grey/black pigment
Dimensions
overall 34.0 cm length; shell 4.5 cm to 4.8 cm diameter
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
719.1979
Copyright
© Wola people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics