- Museum number
Breast-plate of a rough oval shape consisting of a large rough plate of black lipped pearl-shell surrounded by four pieces of polished cachalot ivory. The shell has a rough appearance. The components are held with gum and wooden (?) pegs (mostly missing?).
Height: 22 centimetres
Width: 25 centimetres
- Not on display
- Poor condition - the shell is broken diagonally into two pieces (as noted on the registration slip).
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected by vendor's father who visited Fiji.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1895C3.701 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1980Q1.534