DIADÈME Tahiti Island, French Polynesia End of XIXth - beginning of XXth century

Frédéric Coridon


Tahiti Island, French Polynesia
End of the 19th century - beginning of the 20th century
Shellfish, fabric and plant fibers
Diameter: 22.5cm; Thickness: 1.7cm

This head ornament is made up of a multitude of small Tricolia sp shells pierced and embroidered on a bead structure of fabric and fibers.
If the majority of the seashells are left natural, some tinted with yellow and orange so as to punctuate the crown in geometric patterns.
On bronze plinth

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

Condition Very good state
1800 €

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