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breast ornament

breast ornament
Breast ornament. Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: Abram Powell
 
Summary:
H000145 - 28/8/1894, breast ornament, , Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific
Item Name:
breast ornament
Label:
Breast ornament of plaited coconut fibre, decorated with pidgeon 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:
clothing
Region:
Tahiti
Province/State:
Society Islands
Country:
French Polynesia
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
28/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000145
Associated Stories:
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook Collection - Society Islands
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
James Cook - Early Life
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770
Images
1:
Breast ornament. Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, Pacific. 
(c) assumed Australian Museum. 
photographer: Abram Powell
2:
Breast ornament, attributed to Tahiti. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
3:
Breast ornament, attributed to Tahiti. 
Australain Museum 
photographer: Abram Powell
4:
Breast ornament, attributed to Tahiti. 
Australain Museum 
photographer: Abram Powell