WOOD, SHELL, FEATHER
Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia
JANUARY, 1972. BREASTPLATE OF MOURNER'S COSTUME. Gorgette of wood, shell, feather and shell plates bound with cord (part of a life-size Tahitian mourner's costume of various pieces).
See Accession file for extensive description. Per catalog card: "probably collected on Cook's second voyage."