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Necklace

Object Number:P2533
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Whale Ivory
Coconut Fiber
Length: 33 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number:22682 - Dealer's Number

Description

Necklace of 31 curved "teeth" or "tusks" (carved from split Sperm Whale teeth). Strung together with twisted coconut fiber cord, with lengths at ends for suspending around neck. (Cord broken in several places: 3 "teeth" completely seperated).

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