Image: Tabua, Fiji (E002523)

Tabua, Fiji (E002523)

Tabua, Fiji
Acquired May 1889

The original Museum records for this object state that this tabua was worn by a chief, however tabua are typically exchanged rather than worn. They do have chiefly qualities, though, and are normally possessed by chiefs and other individuals of high status.

Finton Mahony
© Australian Museum

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