Container for pearl shell valuable, Momak Timbi

Container for pearl shell valuable, Momak Timbi
Container for pearl shell valuable, Momak Timbi
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Bark Or Pandanus Leaf, Liana Thread, Pigment, Enclosing A Gold-lip Pearl Shell (Pinctada Maxima), Clay, Resin, And Pigment Displayed On A Woven Necklace
Dimensions:
21 x 18 x 7 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Not Recorded
Provenance:

Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art

Accession Number:
2007.44.3
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

Container made of folded leaf fiber with painted figure on front with red pigment. Used to hold Kina Shell Ornament.

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