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Necklace Fragment

Object Number:2010-28-1B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Samoan
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Date Made: Before 1928
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1928
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Job's Tears Seed
Shell
Length: 23 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010
Other Number:ED3157 - Museum Education Number
Civic 1995.x.16575 - Old Museum Number

Description

String of white seeds (Coix lacryma-jobi) and small light brown shells on white string: 6 and 9 seeds alternating with 1 or 2 shells. Broken and incomplete.

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