Pendant

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
25513
Item name
Pendant 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
Unrecorded by Unrecorded 
Raw material
Shell, pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera); ochre
Dimensions
H: 260 mm W: 180 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Incised pearl shell neck pendant infilled with red ochre.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

In the Red exhibition label: Neck pendant, early - mid 20th century. Pearl shells are traded from the Kimberley into Central Australia. Attributed to Western or Central Australia.

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