A jetak

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:0.00 - 0.00 USD
A jetak
220.00USD+ (44.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Mar 15 @ 16:40UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
Lot: 4049
Title: (b)
Description: A jetak, a long, knitted fiber band with cowry shells and orchid fiber sewn down the center at regular intervals; these were exchanged at funerals. See Opitz, p. 169. Also included is a Solomon Islands kafa rope, intended for fishing but also used as money and in bride price on Tikopia. See Opitz, p. 170.
Low Estimate: 500
High Estimate: 800
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