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Part of necklet of mangrove flower calyces of the species Bruguiera gymnorrhiza, threaded through with string. A cockle shell has been attached at each end of the string, a length of which hangs loose at each end. Became detached during World Gallery redisplay.


component; necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment))

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  component; necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment))

Additional maker information
Great Andaman, Andaman Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Great Andaman 
Date made
circa 1906-8
Additional date information
date made:  circa 1906-8 
Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred Reginald
Additional collector information
collector:  Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred Reginald 

Materials & techniques
flower; cockle shell; plant fibre
Additional material & technique information
material: plant fibre (overall)
material: cockle shell (overall)
material: flower (overall)

donor:  Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred Reginald  Undefined - 1910

Related objects
part of necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment)) (10.136)
Related subjects
association: A R Brown and the Andaman Islands
object name: necklaces (neck ornaments (personal adornment))
object name: components

Record created 2018-05-10 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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