- Museum number
Lip-plug, flat, of oval shape, the surfaces with concave depressions, and the rim with slight indentation to accomadate the lip, slightly thicker at either end. The top surface is inlaid with an oval piece of California haliotis/abalone shell, the shell inlay pierced at the top twice for suspension, as though it might have originally come from a California necklace. To one side is attached a printed paper label '22'.
- Production date
Height: 1.90 centimetres
Length: 8.30 centimetres
Width: 3.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Comrie collection '22' collected on HMS Sparrowhawk. New description by JCK 11/9/96.
Object was one of 12 Northwest Coast objects that featured in a 1976 episode of Pebble Mill on One.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1993-95, London, Museum of Mankind, 'Treasures of the Americas'
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1870C1.6830 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Am1870C0803.19