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Pair of ear ornaments each composed of three pearls, tied together with plaited human hair.

Ear ornaments poe

pearls, plaited human hair, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 4.5 cm; l. 9.4 cm, Inv. Oz 427, 428

Ear sticks of two long, round and white rods polished, made from a seashell.

Ear sticks teunga telinga

shell, Tonga, l. 5.2 cm; l. 7 cm, d. 0.5 cm (max.), Inv. Oz 178 a–b

Eye-shade made from matting (fara fibres) reinforced by thin wooden sticks.

Eye-shade taumata or taupoo

wood, fara (pandanus) fibre, Tahiti and the Society Islands, l. 25 cm, w. 29 cm, Inv. Oz 399

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