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Breast Plate

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Object Number:P3279
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Tusk
Shell
Seed
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Isobel Strong through Anderson Auction Company, 1914

Description

Boar's tusks attached to trident-shaped frame of basketwork, the latter incrusted with red seeds bordered by small white shells strung on the framework.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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