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Fan

Object Number:93-5-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Rarotonga
Cook Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shell
Plant Fiber
Height: 12.3 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Joan Davis, 1993

Description

Large mother of pearl shell (bivalve) carved into round fan shape with handle at bottom. Eleven holes pierced around circumference through which is attached a 2 cm. wide band of woven palm (?) fiber, with a circa 14 cm long fringe. Fringe slightly damaged.

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