Aboriginal Pearl Shell Adornment

Old Aboriginal pearl Shell Adornment used as a Pubic Covering

Object type: Adornment

Locality: Kimberley Western Australia

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1960’s

Length: 16 cm

Description: Old and original pearl shell adornment used as a pubic covering on a hairstring belt.  You can tell by the piercing and incising that this is a good old example. it has lost some of its red ochre line infil in the complex interlocking key design.

Price: $950

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