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Object Number:
58-17-49
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Cane (plant)
Wood
Plant Fiber
Description:
Made of split cane or reeds bound with red and black string between two carved pieces of wood which extend far enough to make a short handle. Below the hafting the teeth are held by red string intertwined to make a design of two rows of diamonds with small diamond centers separated at top, middle, and bottom by a continuous row of triangles.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry B. Wright

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