Breast Ornament (civa vonovono)

Unknowncirca 1850

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, United States


  • Title: Breast Ornament (civa vonovono)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: circa 1850
  • Location: Republic of the Fiji Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm); Diameter: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
  • Medium: Whale ivory, pearl shell, and fiber
  • Object Classification: Jewelry and Adornments
  • Full Title: Breast Ornament (civa vonovono)
  • Curatorial Area: Art of the Pacific
  • Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation with additional funding by Jane and Terry Semel, the David Bohnett Foundation, Camilla Chandler Frost, Gayle and Edward P. Roski and The Ahmanson Foundation
  • Chronology: 1801-1850
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.2008.66.37

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