University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-32-323
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Marquesas Islands
Nuku Hiva
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Coconut
Length: 13.5cm
Outside Diameter:5cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number13477 - Other Number
1994.X.11536 - Other Number
CIVIC1994.X.11536 - Other Number

Description

Small (young, lenticular) coconut with large blue-edged label, in French, identifying it as an "Ornement de Nouka Hiwa" [Nuka Hiva] exhibited by the "Comite agricole" [Agricultural Committee].


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