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human history
  • Common Name
  • Other Name

    Hair Ornament (English)

  • Description

    Hair ornament. Consisting of multiple bundles of curly dark brown and black rouru (hair), bundled together using threads of light to mid tone brown coconut sennit. These bundles are interwoven into a thick braid woven from coconut sennit. The braid is looped at each end.

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

    31934 (ethnology)

    203 (Oldman Collection)

  • Department

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