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Ornament of coarse plant fibre core with twisted plant fibre cord wrapping, securing multiple animal teeth set vertically. Pointed teeth taper on reverse, which has brown patina. Long plant fibre ties either side, which have partially unravelled; hibiscus-like texture.
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Length: 20 centimetres
Thickness: 2.10 centimetres (barkcloth to tip of tooth)
Width: 14.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Expedition label stamped DANIELS ETHNOGRAPHICAL EXPEDITION written in red ink by William Cooke Daniels reads: 'Hula TĪLO forehead ornament. Worn just under hair'. Comment by Heather Donoghue, Ph.D candidate, UEA, 2020.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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