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nose ornament

1 item (description level: part)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  shell nose crescent
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  nose ornament

Marau Sound, Solomon Islands (state), Oceanic Islands; Oceania
im Thurn, Everard, Sir
Additional collector information
collector:   im Thurn, Everard, Sir 

Materials & techniques
mother of pearl
Additional material & technique information
material: mother of pearl (overall)
overall: 81 mm x 46 mm x 4 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 81 mm x 46 mm x 4 mm

donor:  im Thurn, Everard, Sir  gift 1919

Related objects
part of nose ornaments (19.123)
Related subjects
material: mother of pearl
mother of pearl
nose ornaments
object name (Horniman Ethno.): nose ornaments

Record created 2000-01-22 by EOLIVARI
Record last updated 2014-06-06 by RSHEPHERD

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