Fiji's Treasured Culture: Highlighting the collections of Museum Victoria

TOPIC: Wealth and Status

Rank and prestige were of great importance, and this was reflected in the social restrictions associated with many artefacts. Fine ornaments, particular forms of bark cloth, bowls and clubs were reserved for use by those of the chiefly class.

Wealth and Status

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Whale tooth ornament
Ornament

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Fly whisk detail
Fly whisk (detail)

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Fly whisk
Fly whisk

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A container made of Bamboo
Storage container (detail)

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A container made of Bamboo
Storage container

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Whale tooth necklace
Necklace

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Necklace of Whale teeth
Necklace

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Necklace
Necklace

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