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Comb helu

Comb helu

Place: Tonga
Category: Combs

coconut leaf midribs, plaited fibre, Tonga, l. 17.5, w. 6 cm, Inv. Oz 163

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

In this piece, seventeen small sticks are woven together with a 4 cm long weave made of light brown and black fibres. The sticks at the handle end protrude c. 3 cm, and are bound together with black fibre strings. Inken Köhler, Ulrike Rehr, Gundolf Krüger

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