Tahitian Mourner’s Costume

Mourner’s costume from Tahiti, collected by Captain Cook in 1774. The costume is made of barkcloth, pearl shell, feather, and coconut shell.

Visit the British Museum’s blog to learn more:
Reimagining a Tahitian mourning costumeSharing knowledge in Tahiti: reflections on the chief mourner’s costume



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