Necklace

Description
A modern shell necklace. This item was received by the donor’s husband when he was in colonial administration of the islands.
Accession Loan No.
16/1984/5
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Common Name
necklace
Simple Name
necklace
Full Name
shell necklace
Dimensions
necklace length 555 mm; medallion length 76 mm
Production Country
Tuvalu
Production Area Region
Polynesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
cowrie shell; vegetable fibre; cowrie shell
Function Name
personal object
Collection Area Region
MICRO
Collection Continent
Pacific

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