- Reverend J. B. McCarthy
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1952
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Reverend J. B. McCarthy
- Raw material
- Shells (Conus sp. and Spondylus sp.); plant fibre string
- H: W: 70 mm L: 450 mm D: Circum:
Chest ornament with white shell pendant and red shell discs thread on plant fibre.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
In the Red exhibition label: Dance pendant, before 1952.
Alan West (valuer) suggests this pendant may come originally from Papua New Guinea .