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Necklace

Object Number:61-2-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Whale Teeth
Plant Fiber
Length: 21 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Constance Cochrane, 1961

Description

Sperm Whale split-tooth necklace made up of 22 "teeth" or "tusks." These "teeth" or "tusks" are carved from Sperm Whale teeth and then polished and oiled. "Teeth" are strung on a coconut fiber cord.

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