Pubic Ornament


From: Borneo

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P80C
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 single strand of twisted cord, which also passes through holes in the ends of three additional, smaller, pieces of coconut shell cut as (roughly) diamond-shaped medallions. Largest of these has an open crack.

Height 9.5 cm
Width 8 cm

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