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Whale Tooth

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Object Number:
18192G
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Fiji Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Whale Tooth
Coconut Fiber
Description:
Sperm Whale tooth. Polished and probably oiled to give it a light honey color. Pierced at open end and tip. Attached to twisted coconut fiber cords, which are now broken, for suspension. Open edge is chipped in multiple places.
Length:
14.5
Width:
5.1
Credit Line:
Gift of William Pepper

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