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breast ornament

breast ornament
H105- Breast ornament of plaited coconut fibre, decorated with black feathers, shark's teeth,and pearlshell discs and fringed with dog's hair. Society Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000105 - 28/8/1894, breast ornament, , Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific
Item Name:
breast ornament
Label:
Breast ornament of plaited coconut fibre, decorated with black feathers, shark's teeth,and pearlshell discs and fringed with dog's hair. Collected from the Society Islands during Cook's voyages to the Pacific, 1768-1780.
Keywords:
body accessories
ceremony
Region:
Tahiti
Province/State:
Society Islands
Country:
French Polynesia
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
28/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000105
Associated Stories:
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook Collection - Society Islands
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770