Shell Trumpet (Putona)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
Conch shell, hair, sennit
16th-early 17th century
5 5/16 × 7 1/2 × 14 9/16 in. (13.5 × 19 × 37 cm) (show scale)
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A. Augustus Healy Fund
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Kaimoko Family. Shell Trumpet (Putona), 16th-early 17th century. Conch shell, hair, sennit, 5 5/16 × 7 1/2 × 14 9/16 in. (13.5 × 19 × 37 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.128. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.211.128_bw.jpg)
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Conch shell trumpet ornamented with curled hair; string of braided coconut fiber
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