8 teardrop shaped kapkaps strung on a cord with small cowrie shells; slightly larger central kapkap has incised sea-god figure; other kapkaps incised with tribal symbols

Kapkap Necklace, early 19th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Shells, threadexpand_more

The Frances M. Norbeck Fundexpand_more  2000.2.2

Not on Viewexpand_more
Details
Title
Kapkap Necklace
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2000.2.2
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8 teardrop shaped kapkaps strung on a cord with small cowrie shells; slightly larger central kapkap has incised sea-god figure; other kapkaps incised with tribal symbols