Nose 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

Registration number
40510
Item name
Nose ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
Bala 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Malaita Province > Ontong Java Atoll
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Collector
Mrs Jean and Mr Russell Herbert 
Acquisition date
September 02, 2011 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Jean Herbert 
Raw material
Shell, turtle shell
Dimensions
H: W: 70 mm L: 110 mm D: Circum:

Description

Carved turtle shell nose ornament, polished.

Research notes

Collected in 1982. Santa Cruz Islands or Ontong Java [Jean Herbert catalogue notes].

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