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  • Other Name

    Shell and seed necklace (English)

  • Description

    Ei. Necklace. Composed of poepoe (blue/white coloured seeds) and pupu rengarenga (yellow necklace-shell, Orobophana pacifica shell). The pupu (shells) and seeds are bored, with cotton thread threaded through the holes forming the ei. The ei has been shortened by twisting and looping it a few times. Held together by a piece of red and white fabric.

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  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    07 Jul 1993
  • Other Id

    54585.9 (ethnology)

  • Department
Ei, 1993.134, 54585.9, Photographed by Jennifer Carol,… … Read more

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