Image: Neck ornament, Kiribati E3182

Neck ornament, Kiribati E3182

Provenance: Kiribati, Micronesia, Pacific

This necklace consists of two rows of small red, blue and white glass trade beads intermingled with nine clusters of fish bones. In 1890 the Museum purchased over 50 objects from Mr Bondin for 7 pounds, collected from Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Niue and the Caroline Islands.

Emma Furno
© Australian Museum

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