knife (general & multipurpose); fork (food service); comb (hair ornaments)

Two wooden objects from Fiji, originally described as a cannibal knife and fork.
Tourist art salad utensil roughly carved from a cubical strip of soft wood. The head has four points and the square handle is decorated with chips taken out of the edges. This form closely alludes to the form of traditional Fijian cannibal forks. Tourist art comb roughly carved from a plank of soft wood. The comb has eight teeth and a rudimentary human profile on the handle.

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