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Earring

Museum number:
11-391
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.25
Object count:
1
Description:
Tortoise shell ring, ear ornament
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago, Islands Region
Verbatim coll. place:
New Ireland / New Hebrides
Production place:
New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago, Islands Region
Culture or time period:
Melanesian and New Guinea, Papua Island
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Materials:
Tortoise shell
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
December 15, 1901
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
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