Pendant (Ulute or Papafita)

Date: 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Solomon Islands, Possibly Malaita Island, Possibly Malaita province
Culture: Solomon Islander
Medium: Tridacna shell, fiber, pigment
Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 x W. 2 1/4 in. (6.4 x 5.7 cm)
Classification: Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line: Bequest of John B. Elliott, 1997
Accession Number: 1999.47.21

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