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Open weave band made of twisted plant fibre cord with two partial ?Strombus sp. shells, one missing interior side, strung at either end and twenty-four Conus sp. shell discs woven along length.
- Production date
Height: 3.40 centimetres
Width: 51.50 centimetres (laid flat including cords)
Width: 38 centimetres (laid loose)
- Curator's comments
- Expedition label stamped DANIELS ETHNOGRAPHICAL EXPEDITION written in red ink by William Cooke Daniels reads: 'Hula fore head [sic] ornament Name BŌBO pendants BŌRO BŌRO small shells KAIMA KAIMA string AQUA'.
Comment by Heather Donoghue, Ph.D candidate, UEA, 2020.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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