Cup 1966.5 / Z 29942

[singlepic id=263 w=450 h=250 float=none]Cup, Bilo
Small yaqona drinking cup made of half a coconut shell, with a pointed end.
Fiji. Collected by F.T. E. Fell, c. 1920. 1966.5

Yaqona equipment
In 19th-century Fiji, preparing and drinking yaqona was a complex and codified operation. A wide range of containers, strainers, cups and stands were used. The materials employed in making these objects varied according to where they were produced and used.

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