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Tao’a fa’a’una’una

human history
  • Common Name
    Adornment
  • Other Name

    Ornaments, replicas (English)

  • Description

    Tao’a fa’a’una’una. Ornaments. Two replica pendants. These two replica ornaments are cast from plaster and painted dark with metallic finish. One is gold in colour the other is more bronze. The two ornaments are copies of turtle shell plate pieces from a Marquesan headress. They are rectangular in shape and light in weight.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1987.137
  • Accession Date
    13 May 1987
  • Other Id

    52448 (ethnology)

  • Department
ornament (replica), 1987.137, 52448, Photographed by Andrew… … Read more

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