Lunate pendant

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Lunate pendant of pearl shell. (Tafi) breast ornament (half moon on its back) made of pearl shell and used all over the Solomon Islands.
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Shell and natural fibre string.
Measurements
250 x 110 x 22mm - HxWxD (including string).
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1973/49/81

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