From: Fiji Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 61-2-11
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Fiji Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Whale Teeth | Plant Fiber

Sperm Whale split-tooth necklace made up of 22 "teeth" or "tusks." These "teeth" or "tusks" are carved from Sperm Whale teeth and then polished and oiled. "Teeth" are strung on a coconut fiber cord.

Length 21 cm
Credit Line Gift of Constance Cochrane, 1961

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