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Description

Money comprising alternate discs of white shell and dark nut strung together on a fibre cord: Oceania, Micronesia, Caroline Islands, 19th century

Museum reference

A.1888.799

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Shell money

Production information

Unknown
Caroline Islands, Micronesia

Date

19th century

Style / Culture

Micronesian

Materials

Shell, Nut, Plant fibre

Physical description

Discs of white shell and dark nut strung together

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
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Facing The Sea »
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