prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM000127913Comb, of wood and coconut fibre, from Tonga; part of the Forster collection (part of Forster 97; 1886.1.1556)

A comb with 14 teeth made from coconut leaflet-midrib, with coconut fibre binding. The binding appears to be done with undyed coconut fibre. The top of the comb is squared off

  PRM000095528Comb, side 1
PRM000095529Comb, side 2
PRM0001296425179Microscope detail of comb
PRM0001299735179Ashmolean label
PRM0001299705179Ashmolean labels