Necklace, Pupu shell and seed; Unknown maker; Pre 2006; RI.RT209
Necklace, Pupu shell and seedAbout this object
Necklace made of small pupu rengarenga (yellow necklace-shell, Orobophana pacifica shell) and larger red-brown seeds. The shells and seeds are bored, and are spaced evenly around the necklace, threaded onto cotton string which is knotted to make the necklace.
This type of shell is often used in an 'ei pupu necklace from the Cook Islands.
Pre 2006Place Made
organic, animal, shell
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
l 575 mmSubject and Association Keywords