Cloak pin

Pierced at one end. Used to pin the cloak at the shoulder, it could also be worn in groups on the cloak or as ear ornaments. Collected on one of Cook’s voyages between 1769 and 1777.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
E1231
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Personal objects
Collection Area Region
POLYN
Material
whalebone
Common Name
cloak pin
Simple Name
accessory
Production Country
New Zealand

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cloak pin