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Necklace

Description

Necklace made of sperm whale teeth, ground and pointed, worn by Fijian chiefs: Polynesian, Fiji, late 19th century

Museum reference

A.1883.73.9

Collection

Oceania

Object name

Necklace

Production information

Fiji, Polynesia

Date

Late 19th century

Style / Culture

Fijian
Polynesian
Melanesian

Materials

Sperm whale tooth, String

Physical description

Sperm-whale tooth, string

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