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Comb helu

Comb helu

Place: Tonga
Category: Combs

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 14 cm, w. 8.5 cm, Inv. Oz 161

Humphrey No. 180-184 (cf. Oz 159)

This comb consists of twenty-five small sticks held together by a weave of light brown fibres. Inken Köhler, Ulrike Rehr, Gundolf Krüger