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Oceanic and Pacific Art on the Solomon Islands

Oceanic and Pacific Art, Solomon Islands

Works of Art (7)

Breastplate (Tema, Tambe, or Tepatu), late 19th–early 20th century, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands, Tridacna shell, turtle shell, trade cloth, fiber (1979.206.1519)
Canoe Figurehead (Nguzu Nguzu, Musu Musu, or Toto Isu), late 19th–early 20th century, New Georgia (?), Solomon Islands, Wood, chambered nautilus shell, parinarium nut paste, paint (1976.351)
Housepost, late 19th–early 20th century, Auguena village, Santa Ana Island, Solomon Islands, Wood (1986.486)
Mask, late 19th–early 20th century, Probably Nissan Island, northern Solomon Islands, Barkcloth, wood, bamboo, paint (1978.412.1518)
Paddle (Hose), late 19th–early 20th century, Buka or northern Bougainville Island, northern Solomon Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1491)
Pendant (Ulute or Papafita), 19th–early 20th century, Possibly Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, Tridacna shell, pigment (1999.47.21)
Shield (Grere'o [?]), early to mid-19th century, Solomon Islands, shield: probably New Georgia or Guadalcanal Island, inlay: possibly Santa Isabel Island, Fiber, parinarium nut paste, chambered nautilus shell, pigment (1978.412.730)