Late 19th Century Country
Solomon Islands See full details
Register description: Ornament: bead, with shells attached
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander body ornament
L285 x W175 x H9 mm
Glass beads, plant fibre, shell
History and use
This body ornament is made from coloured glass trade beads and forms a pair with E1526. The piece is from the Estate of Thomas William Connah, a collector and senior Queensland public servant. The object was acquired by the museum in 1916.