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human history
  • Common Name
  • Other Name

    Hair Ornament (English)

  • Description

    Hair ornament. Consisting of bundles of dark brown and black rouru (hair) bundled together using threads of coconut sennit. These bundles are interwoven into a base, comprised of a thick woven braid, 3-ply, made of coconut sennit, and is knotted at each end. Strips of brown fau (hibiscus fibre) are interwoven into each end of the base.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    04 Jul 1950
  • Other Id

    31933 (ethnology)

    203 (Oldman Collection)

  • Department

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