University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-33-93
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Northern New Guinea (uncertain)
Materials:Plant Fiber
Nassa Shell
Length: 14.9 cm
Width: 7.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.241 - Other Number
CIVIC1993.X.241 - Other Number


Four rows of nassa shells sewn on to band of brown plaited fiber. See Welsch, p. 130, Fig. 2.59, Sissano Lagoon.

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