Arm ornament

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
24481
Item name
Arm ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
Mwali 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Kiriwina Goodenough District > Trobriand Islands
Map
Collector
Mr W. Cottrell-Dormer 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1980 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr W. Cottrell-Dormer 
Raw material
Conus shell (Conus leopardus); beads
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Conus shell arm ornament with six red bead strings extending from front.

Research notes

Made from a large species of conus shell Conus leopardus [ref G. Baines 07/04/2013].

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