- Museum number
Breast' ornament ('waist), girdle made of 44 pieces of cachalot tooth, strung on a fibre cord.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1871)
Length: 5.30 centimetres (Dimensions of one tooth (as sample).)
Width: 1.60 centimetres
Depth: 1.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Registration slip description, written in 1872?:
"Island of Rotumah"
"Ornament worn in front of the stomach over the waist cloth", consisting of a number of pieces of cachalot tooth, rubbed into the form of the natural tooth and strung on twisted fibre cord. 44 in all.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1871C1.7273 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1871C0425.10