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Ornament (uncertain)

Object Number:2003-32-256
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Society Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shell
Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 22 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.356 - Other Number

Description

Rows of small snail shells lashed to a pair of wooden sticks. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Tag in French: PETIT ESCARGOTS.

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