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Necklace

Museum number:
11-375
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Accession number:
Acc.25
Object count:
1
Description:
Necklace or headdress; pierced porpoise teeth pendant from red and blue glass trade beads on foundation of twisted coconut fiber; stiff loops at each end of foundation; length ca. 55 cm.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Marquesas, French Polynesia
Culture or time period:
Marquesan
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Materials:
Coconut fiber and Tooth (material) (porpoise tooth)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
December 15, 1901
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
Dimensions:
whole— length 55 centimeters
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