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Cloak fastener au rei

Cloak fastener au rei

Place: New Zealand
Category: Clothing

bone, plant fibre, New Zealand, l. 4.5 cm, Inv. Oz 303

Humphrey No. 105: ‘a Cloak Button formed of a Part of bone (probably human) and fastened to a hank of Cordage each String of which is neatly wolded or overlaid with fine twine from New Zealand.’

Cloak fastener made from engraved long bones; several twisted cords are fastened at a perforation. Markus Schindlbeck