Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Of mangrove oyster shell. Motif is of fish, hence called tamono ni siale. Any mature man can wear this ordinary style. Given by Mafinisau of Gupuna. These are now out of fashion. (Similarity here to the motif of the Santa Cruz Island nose endant is obvious, although there it is conceived differently)
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19
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