Armlets

Title

Armlets

Description

Armlets made of dark fibre. Small shell discs have been woven into patterns on the fibre.

Publisher

SJBS

Format

C: 0.29
Fibre, Bone

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Vanuatu

Abstract

Materials used for ornamental clothing include coconut shells and boar tusk. These matching armlets are made of small discs of shell that have been sewn into rows of fibre and are intended to be worn on the upper arm.

Files

L-TMM-0010A.JPG
L-TMM-0010B (2).JPG
L-TMM-0010B.JPG

Citation

“Armlets,” Joseph Banks Centre, accessed January 25, 2022, https://hsjbs.omeka.net/items/show/60.

Geolocation

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