Sea Turtle Shell
Stack of circa 18 paper thin rings of sea turtle shell, held together with bindings of plant fiber run through pairs of small holes.. Rings are 3 cm. wide with an outside diameter of 11 cm. except for the topmost ring, which is 2 cm wide with a 9 cm. outside diameter. Length of twisted plant fiber cord wound around whole stack. Worn by women.
Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1904
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