Girdle or Necklace
Arts of the Pacific Islands
Shell, seeds, nylon cord
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Gift of Dr. Elmina R. Lucke
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Tongan. Girdle or Necklace. Shell, seeds, nylon cord, 5 7/8 × 34 13/16 in. (15 × 88.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Elmina R. Lucke, 69.9.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.69.9.2_overall.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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Girdle or necklace of double strand of cowrie shells alternating with bright red seeds. Strung on modern nylon cord.
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