Kaimoko Family. <em>Headdress (Peue 'Ei)</em>, 19th century. Porpoise teeth, glass beads, coir, 16 x 16 x 2 in. (40.6 x 40.6 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.105. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.211.105_SL1.jpg)

Headdress (Peue 'Ei)

Artist:Kaimoko FamilyMarquesan

Medium: Porpoise teeth, glass beads, coir

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 16 x 16 x 2 in. (40.6 x 40.6 x 5.1 cm)


Accession Number: 42.211.105

Image: 42.211.105_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Crown or fillet of porpoise teeth and beads in red and blue attached to a braided band of coconut fiber.

Brooklyn Museum