Belt Ornament or Pendant

Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Australia, Western Australia, Roebourne (?)
Culture: Western Kimberley
Medium: Pearl shell, hair, ocher
Dimensions: H. 5 1/16 x W. 7 1/8 in. (12.8 x 18.1 cm)
Classification: Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.1540

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