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White, round, flat shells are sewn overlapping each other onto a braided fibre, arranged so the largest shells are at the bottom of the necklace and the smaller shells near the ends.


Collected in the Caroline Islands, which are now part of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Item History

  • Made in before 1927
  • Collected between 1895 and 1927
  • Owned by Frank Burnett before 1927
  • Received from Frank Burnett (Donor) on July 25, 1927

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