University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Credit Line:Purchased from W. H. Marshall, 1968
Other Number32 - Other Number

Description

Gourd lime container. Boar's tusk in stopper, which is wrapped in decorative peel binding. Ring of small white and large black trade beads.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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