Ornamental combs, used by men in dancing ("faa"). Solomon Islands, Malaita; early 20th c. H 21 cm. Made of palm wood and dyed plant fibre. Field collected in the 1930s; bought by us in the mid 90s. We are very happy with this beautiful pair. It is published in Truus Daalder, *Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment*, p. 152.