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Bag

Museum number:
11-973
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.18
Object count:
1
Description:
bag of natural fibers knotted into a mesh, string bag. Dark brown with horizontal stripes of green and shades of brown. A linear design formed by small shells with larger shells irregularly interspersed. 18.5 cm long; 26 cm wide, handle 35 cm.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
New Guinea, Melanesia
Verbatim coll. place:
New Guinea
Culture or time period:
Melanesian
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 26, 1901
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
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