Ornament (uncertain)


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-256
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Shell | Wood | Plant Fiber

Rows of small snail shells lashed to a pair of wooden sticks. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Tag in French: PETIT ESCARGOTS.

Length 22 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1993.X.356 - Other Number

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