From: Fiji Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 18192A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Fiji Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Whale Tooth | Bark Cloth | Coconut Fiber | Metal

Sperm Whale's tooth necklace made of 10 teeth; 4 of which are punctured at the tip, one tooth is splitting. Teeth are polished and attached to a multi-thin-strand braided coconut fiber cord, overwrapped with strips of white bark cloth. Also currently attached to a metal circular frame.

Original Card Description:10 Teeth, Metal Ring

Length 40.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1891

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