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Bone Heru Fern 4 Prong


Bone Heru Fern 4 Prong. 

Maori Bone Heru Combs are commonly worn during kapa haka performances, as well as to dress up a pinned up hairdo.

Made from cow bone.

Historically, Heru combs were traditionally worn by Maori to fasten their long hair into a top knot.

Heru indicated the rank of the wearer and were often carved from a single piece of wood, whale bone or were made of many individual wooden prongs intricately bound together.

Size 17cm.