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Necklace

Wooden beads, with two bone or ivory pendants separated. Egyptian tomb, c.1846. Presented by Dermot Horace Thomas....

Cap

Concentric rings of sea mammal gut ornamented with tufts of dyed wool and applique panels. All clothing is made by women who also make their own thread from sinew and...

Matau

Marine life was integral to people’s diet. Prior to European contact, the Maori relied on natural materials to make fishhooks. Shell, bone (sometimes human), ivory, and wood were used to...

Matau

Marine life was integral to people’s diet. Prior to European contact, the Maori relied on natural materials to make fishhooks. Shell, bone (sometimes human), ivory, and wood were used to...

Makau

Fish hook, (makau) of bone and fibre. Ex. Vancouver voyage 1790-95. Hawaiian fishhooks (makau) have different sizes and shapes depending on the fishing method and the type of fish to...

Matau

Marine life was integral to people’s diet. Prior to European contact, the Maori relied on natural materials to make fishhooks. Shell, bone (sometimes human), ivory, wood and stone were used...

Matau

Marine life was integral to people’s diet. Prior to European contact, the Maori relied on natural materials to make fishhooks. Shell, bone (sometimes human), ivory, wood and stone were used...

Matau

Marine life was integral to people’s diet. Prior to European contact, the Maori relied on natural materials to make fishhooks. Shell, bone (sometimes human), ivory, wood and stone were used...

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