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Arm Ring

Native NameGima
Object Number:67-5-93
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Solomon Islander
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Date Made: Before 1966
Early Date: 1956
Late Date: 1966
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Tridacna Shell
Height: 6 cm
Width: 11 cm
Outside Diameter:11 cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967
Other Number:A15 - Other Number

Description

See 67-5-84. Of tridacna shell. Arm ornament worn only by men who have a reputation as good bonito fishermen. Serrated edge.

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