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Items tagged with "Pacific Islands"

New Ireland

Tatanua helmet mask, ca. 1810

Polychrome painted wood, raffia grass, snow-operculae, coconut husk, and assorted fibers

16 x 8 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (40.6 x 22.2 x 42.5 cm)

University Purchase Fund

70.060

New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Chambri Lake

Shield, 1900–60

Wood, pigment, and shells

80 x 15 in. (203.2 x 38.1 cm)

Membership Purchase Fund

75.007.001

New Guinea, Upper Sepik, Washkuk Hills

Female hook figure

Wood and pigment

H. 31 in. (78.7 cm)

Gift of Cynthia Katz, Class of 1961

85.066.001

Hawaii, South Pacific

Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa), 19th century

Human hair, sperm whale ivory, and fiber

10 x 8 x 2 1/4 in. (25.4 x 20.3 x 5.7 cm)

Acquired through the generosity of Susan Lynch

2010.055