Neck ornament

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

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
25839
Item name
Neck ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East Sepik Province
Map
Collector
Mrs Corrigan 
Acquisition date
October 17, 1986 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Corrigan 
Raw material
Dogs' teeth; red tape; plant fibre
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Necklace with dogs' teeth woven into plant fibre; red tape is attached to a rigid loop at each end and tied in a knot.

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: Necklace, mid-20th century.

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