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

Registration number
40931
Item name
Neck ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Helen Gatja  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > East Arnhem region > Gapuwiyak (Lake Evella)
Map
Collector
 
Acquisition date
August 22, 2013 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Gapuwiyak Culture & Arts Aboriginal Corporation 
Raw material
guamanian nerite shell (Theodoxus ovalaniensis), gumnut seed, acrylic paint, nylon
Dimensions
H: W: 9 mm L: 936 mm D: Circum:

Description

Shell and seed necklace threaded on nylon; guamanian nerite shells alternate with blue and white painted gumnut seeds. Registration number 40931 marked with tag.

Research notes

© Helen Gatja/Copyright Agency, 2020.

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