Pubic Ornament


From: Borneo

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P80A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Borneo
Section Oceanian
Materials Coconut Shell

Pubic ornament or covering. Coconut shell. Triangular piece of coconut shell, slightly convex-concave. Two small holes drilled at corners of top (broad) end, through which is threaded a double strand of twisted cord. "Malay children's 'Fig leaves.'" (Furness's Collection List Nos. 214, 215, 216)

Height 8 cm
Width 7.3 cm

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