Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Breast Ornament (Civatabua)

Date:
early 19th century
Geography:
Fiji
Culture:
Fijian
Medium:
Whale ivory, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 x W. 3/4 in. (14 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.747
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 353
[Watson O'Dell Pierce, Archaeological Artifacts & Antiques, New York, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

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