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Description

One of a pair of ear ornaments comprising alternate discs of white shell and black nut, with a terminal ring of white shell: Oceania, Micronesia, Caroline Islands, late 19th century

Museum reference

A.1899.272

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Ear ornament

Production information

Unknown
Caroline Islands, Micronesia

Date

Late 19th century

Style / Culture

Micronesian

Materials

Shell, Shell, Nut, Plant fibre

Physical description

Discs of white shell and black nut; terminal ring of white shell

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 3 »
World Cultures »
Facing The Sea »
Pr.2

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