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Chieftan's fan. Plaited grass leaf bound to dark polished wood handle with carved "Tiki" figures back to back at base.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Marquesas Islander (South Pacific), early 19th century

Dimensions

28.5 x 41 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.484

Medium or Technique

Grass leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes