University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2004-12-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Malaita
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shell
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Marilyn and Robert Forney, 2004
Other Number:ED2771 - Museum Education Number

Description

Bride price shell strand (tafuliae); purple, orange, white, and red shell strung together in criss-cross pattern between black wood dividers; four strands on each side connect two end sections with two middle sections; middle sections connect to each other via six strands.


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