Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Necklace (Bakiha [?])

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Solomon Islands, New Georgia Island (?), Western province
Culture:
New Georgia Island (?)
Medium:
Tridacna shell, turtle shell, shell, glass beads, porpoise teeth, seeds, fiber, cloth
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/8 x W. 6 3/8 x D. 3/4 in. (16.8 x 16.2 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, 1961
Accession Number:
1978.412.785
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

Erikson, Joan M. The Universal Bead. New York: Norton, 1969.

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