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collected 1838-1842

Basketry

Overall: 7 1/2 × 19 11/16 in. (19 × 50 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired in an exchange from the Smithsonian Institution

13.2.612

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by U.S. Exploring Expedition in Fiji, 1838-1842; transferred by order of the United States Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.(no. 4448), 1857; acquired by the Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, in an exchange, 1880‘s; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Smithsonian Instutitue # 4448; DCM Red #13.43

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