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Necklace (uncertain)

Object Number:2003-32-254
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shells
Cotton
Width: 2.2 cm
Outside Diameter:23 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16598 - Other Number
8423 - Other Number

Description

Tiny white and yellow shells threaded on a continuous strand and wound around a padded, cotton cloth covered circular base. At one point on the circumference a small loop, also wound with strand of shells. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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