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Object Number:58-17-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Sepik River
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shell
Cord
Credit Line:Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958

Description

Small pieces of white shell (?), slightly graduated in size toward the middle, closely overlapping each other and held bottom and top betwen two woven and braided bands of cotton-like string. Cords of same material for tying come off top edging on both sides. Quite dirty.


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