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Lime Gourd Bag

Object Number:2003-32-225
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Cruz Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Height: 19.5 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.209 - Other Number
CIVIC1993.X.209 - Other Number

Description

Lime gourd bag from Santa Cruz. See Force and Force, 277230, p. 258. (Also girdles on pp. 255, 256) Civic Center exhibition tag attributes it to New Caledonia and dates it to Ca. 1900, so probably from Paris Exposition of 1900. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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