Ear ornament

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40522
Item name
Ear ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
Ausakwalofari 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Malaita Province > Malaita Island
Map
Collector
Mrs Jean and Mr Russell Herbert 
Acquisition date
September 02, 2011 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Jean Herbert 
Raw material
Plant fibre, bamboo, orchid vine, coconut palm; dye, plant
Dimensions
H: W: L: 230 mm D: Circum:

Description

Bamboo ear ornament with woven yellow orchid and red-stained coconut cuticle, bamboo container. Dimensions: Outer case 290mm; bamboo lengths each 230mm.

Research notes

Collected in 1981.

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