Longka Longka Aboriginal Pearl Shell Pubic Cover

Longka Longka

Object type: Aboriginal pearl Shell pubic cover

Locality: Kimberley WA

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1940

Height: 18 cm

Description:

These pearl Shell Pubic covers come from the West Kimberley Region of Western Australia. They are a rare outstanding form of traditional aboriginal art.

Old really good examples like this one should have no Abductor scar on the shell and be precisely incised. They were worn on a belt of human hair to cover the groin on ceremonial occasions.

Price: $1800

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