Necklace, Cone shell; Unknown maker; Pre 2006; RI.RT212

Name/Title

Necklace, Cone shell

About this object

Cone shell necklace. The cone shells are threaded onto two strands of white string. The cone shells are different colours. For most of the necklace the shells are alternated between cream coloured shells and brown striped shells. There is one section of the necklace where all of the shells are brown with no cream shells between them (16 brown shells together).

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

Pre 2006

Place Made

Oceania

Medium and Materials

organic, animal, shell, cone shell
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Measurements

Necklace length: 340 mm
Average cone size: h 150 mm x w 100 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Pacific

Object Type

personal effects

Object number

RI.RT212

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