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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
19th Century Objects gallery See nearby items

On display on Level 1

Dulcie GREENO

Tasmanian Aboriginal people

Cape Barren Island, Tasmania, Australia born 1923

shell necklace 2007 Place made: Newnham, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: jewellery, green mariner shells (Phasianotrochus irisodontes), white toothie shells (Marinula xanthostoma) and black cats' teeth (Rissoina lintea) on cotton thread green Maireener shells (Phasianotrochus irisodontes), white toothie shells (Marinula xanthostoma) and black cats' teeth (Rissoina lintea) on cotton thread Support: cotton

Dimensions: 95.0 h x 2.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.74