A Fine Old Soloman Islands Comb from Malaita

A Fine Old Soloman Islands Comb from Malaita
Late 19th Century
Size : 20 cm high
8 ins high
These handsome combs are made from lenghts of tree fern decorated with interwoven strips of orchid vine and coconut palm. Worn as hair ornaments by both men and women, they come from the interior of Malaita and are circulated by exchange to other parts of the Soloman Islnad group.

A Fine Old Soloman Islands Comb from Malaita

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