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Wood shield or plaque for independence, decorated in gold, blue, brown, green and black, bearing the legend "Tuvalu Mo Te Atua."
Length: 17.30 centimetres
Width: 14.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1979:
Wood shield decorated in gold, blue, brown, green and black, bearing the legend "Tuvalu Mo Te Atua."
All objects from TUVALU.
Small ethnographical collection from Funafuti, Tuvalu (ex Ellice Islands); made within the last two years during the donors' residence in the islands.
'Plaque made for Independence. "TUVALU MO TE ATUA" = "Tuvalu for God.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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