Tafi – necklace

Maker
Kamoifinua
Description
Tafi for a child or a woman. This one is given extra value by decorations of dogs (the two central large teeth). Two dogs and two fying fox on ends, dogs teeth on lower hangings. Worn round the neck.
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Media/Materials
Dogs teeth, shell, plaited twine.
Measurements
350 x 140 x 28mm - HxWxD (outstretched).
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1973/49/87

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