West Australian, Kimberly Region, Pearl Shell Ornament, Lonka Lonka flag

West Australian, Kimberly Region, Pearl Shell Ornament, Lonka Lonka
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"West Australian, Kimberly Region, Pearl Shell Ornament, Lonka Lonka"
These pendants are worn around the neck or on a girdle around the waist. They were highly valued articles of ceremonial gift exchange. They are always decorated with different patterns and rubbed with red ochre so the pattern stands out more against the white shell. The pattern is referring to mythological themes associated with rain.
Price : 2500 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Mother of pearl
Height : 40 cm

Reference : 586360
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Galerie Lemaire
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West Australian, Kimberly Region, Pearl Shell Ornament, Lonka Lonka
+31 (0)20 6237027
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