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Preston, Alan (maker/artist), 1987, New Zealand
|Medium summary||Abalone shell, paua shell, vau (hibiscus bark fibre), silver|
|Materials||silver alloy, paua shell|
|Classification||necklaces, jewellery, artifacts|
|Technique||cutting, polishing, jewellery making, braiding|
x 740mm (Length)
x 153mm (Width/Depth)
|Credit line||Gift of the Friends of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 1993|
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