Arts of the Pacific Islands
Tortoise shell, fiber
group: 2 3/4 × 2 9/16 in. (7 × 6.5 cm) (show scale)
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A. Augustus Healy Fund
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Marquesan. Ornaments, before 1938. Tortoise shell, fiber, group: 2 3/4 × 2 9/16 in. (7 × 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.52. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.52.jpg)
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About 75 small rosette shaped ornaments of tortoise shell. Each on has two tiny holes perforated in the center through which a small piece of coconut fiber is passed.
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