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Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0012   CAS 2018-0002-0012; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Polynesian: Hawaiian
Global Region Oceania
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Hawaii
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Maui
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 2010
Collection Name N/A
Materials Coconut shell; Monofilament; Commercial ribbon
Description Necklace consisting of six strands of small, round coconut shell beads strung on monofilament, plied together to form a single strand; Ends are tied to short length of brown satin ribbon, knotted together.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 37.0

Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0013   CAS 2018-0002-0013; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Polynesian: Hawaiian
Global Region Oceania
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Hawaii
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Maui
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 2010
Collection Name N/A
Materials Kukui (Aleurites moluccanus) nuts; Sea shell; Monofilament; Commercial ribbon
Description Single strand necklace consisting of black kukui nuts alternating with groups of 8 small brown and white conch-like shells, which are strung from the bottom by their narrow (distal) end, so that their proximal ends point out in different directions; Strung on monofilament line; Ends are tied to short length of black satin ribbon, knotted together.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 2.7, Length = 41.3

Catalog Number

CAS 2018-0002-0014   CAS 2018-0002-0014; Armband
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Armband
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Tanna
Maker's Name Bosen
Date of Manufacture ca. 2000
Collection Name N/A
Materials Coconut shell
Description Armband made from a single piece of coconut shell; Rims are decorated with small, incised triangles all the way around; Exterior is further decorated with shallow, incised geometric designs.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.8, Max Diam = 9.4
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