Kaimoko Family. <em>Shell Trumpet (Putona)</em>, 16th-early 17th century. Conch shell, hair, sennit, 5 5/16 × 7 1/2 × 14 9/16 in. (13.5 × 19 × 37 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.128. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.128_bw.jpg)

Shell Trumpet (Putona)

Artist:Kaimoko FamilyMarquesan

Medium: Conch shell, hair, sennit

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:16th-early 17th century

Dimensions: 5 5/16 × 7 1/2 × 14 9/16 in. (13.5 × 19 × 37 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 42.211.128

Image: CUR.42.211.128_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Conch shell trumpet ornamented with curled hair; string of braided coconut fiber

Brooklyn Museum