Neck ornament

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Registration number
3847
Item name
Neck ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > New Ireland Province > Kavieng District > Mussau (Stormy) Island
Map
Collector
Mr White 
Acquisition date
October 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
by Mr White 
Raw material
Legs of green bettle, madega alona
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Old catalogue card: This is a rather beautiful necklace made of the legs of a green beetle. Length 30 inches. Strung on a single string of vegetable matter.

Research notes

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