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Lime Container

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Object Number:
68-7-82A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Trobriand Islands
Kiriwina (uncertain)
Dobu (uncertain)
Date Made:
1919-1925
Early Date:
1919
Late Date:
1925
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Gourd
Tusk
Glass
Peel
Description:
Each with boar's tush in stopper. Stoppers wrapped in decorative bindings. Container of gourd.
a: neck decoration of trade-beads, small white, large black.
b: scroll design in panel below neck
c: circular geometric design in panel below neck.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. H. Marshall
Other Number:
32   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
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