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Coconut discs tuinga kula

Coconut discs tuinga kula

Place: Tonga
Category: Jewellery & adornment

Tonga, d. 0.4–0.75 cm, Inv. Oz 185

Humphrey No. 60: ‘Small round beads, made of Cocoa nuts, from the Friendly Isles.’

Fifty-three black-brown coconut discs of varying size are perforated and arranged on a string. Inken Köhler, Ulrike Rehr, Gundolf Krüger