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Kahoa hihi

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Other titles
    Shell necklace (English)
  • Description
    Kahoa hihi vao. A long neck ornament of yellow hihi (land snail shells) pierced and strung onto light coloured natural fibre thread. Kahoa hihi vao may be worn by dancers during performances, worn to accentuate cultural attire, or gifted to loved ones.
  • Other Number
    55991, 2002.63.13
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    24 June 2002
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
ornament, neck, 2002.63.13, 55991, Cultural Permissions Apply
ornament, neck, 2002.63.13, 55991, Cultural Permissions… … Read more


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