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Case for a pair of tweezers made from a partially open coconut shell. The outer of the coconut shell has deep, natural grooves.


case (toilet articles)

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  case (toilet articles)
object name:  tweezers

Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu (province), Solomon Islands, Melanesia, Oceania

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: coconut (overall)
overall: 50 mm x 34 mm x 31 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 50 mm x 34 mm x 31 mm

Related objects
part of tweezers (toilet articles); case (toilet articles) (nn16076)
Related subjects
object name: cases (toilet articles)

Record created 2005-01-07 by RHOLLEY
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS

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