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Samoan artist

Comb, before 1854

  • Coconut leaf, coconut fiber
  • SAMOA
  • L: 7 7/8 in, W: 1 7/8 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 20.0 cm, W: 4.8 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of J.B Williams, 1865
  • E5152
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Samoan artist

Comb, before 1823

  • Coconut leaf, coconut fiber
  • SAMOA
  • L: 10 in, W: 1 1/2 in, D: 3/8 in (L: 25.4 cm, W: 3.8 cm, D: 1.0 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Benjamin Vanderford, 1823
  • E5159
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Oceanic artist

Mask, 18th century

  • Pearl shell, tortoise shell, sennit
  • Society Islands
  • H: 3 1/2 in, W: 9 in, D: 6 3/4 in (H: 8.9 cm, W: 22.9 cm, D: 17.1 cm)
  • Gift of John F. Jeffrie, 1803
  • E5277
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Marquesan artist

Pair of women's ear ornaments, 1800-1817

  • Tortoise shell, porpoise teeth, glass, coconut fiber
  • Marquesas Islands
  • Gift of Captain Nathaniel Page, 1817
  • E5292
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Hawaiian artist

Kupe'e hoaka (bracelet), late 18th century

  • Wild boar tusks, fiber, tooth
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Nathaniel Silsbee, 1800
  • E5299
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Rapa Nui artist

Moai kavakava (figure), early 19th century

  • Wood, bone, obsidian
  • Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
  • H: 18 in (H: 45.7 cm)
  • Gift of W.R.L. Ward, 1834
  • E5306
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Marquesan artist

Tahi'i (fan), before 1802

  • Wood, pandanus, coconut fiber
  • Marquesas Islands
  • Gift of Clifford Crowninshield and Matthew Folger, 1802
  • E5351
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Hawaiian artist

Pe'ahi (fan), early 19th century

  • Coconut midribs and leaflets, dyed fiber, human hair
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Captain Nathaniel Page, 1817
  • E5354
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Samoan artist

Fan, early 19th century

  • Pandanus, coconut leaflets, coconut fiber
  • SAMOA
  • Gift of Clifford Crowninshield and Matthew Folger, 1802
  • E5356
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Tongan artist

Fish hook, 18th century

  • Bone, turtle shell, plaited cord
  • Tonga
  • L: 13 1/2 in, W: 2 1/2 in, D: 1 1/4 in (L: 34.3 cm, W: 6.3 cm, D: 3.2 cm)
  • Gift of William P. Richardson, about 1810
  • E5377
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