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Apron

Museum number:
11-867
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21110000867
Accession number:
Acc.18
Object count:
1
Description:
Shell fringe apron, worn by women while dancing
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
New Guinea, Melanesia
Verbatim coll. place:
Ranee R.; New Guinea
Culture or time period:
Melanesian
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Materials:
Shell (animal material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 26, 1901
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)