Shell Bracelet

Fiji

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about 1840

Shell

Overall: 4 3/16 × 3 3/4 × 3/8 in. (10.7 × 9.5 × 1 cm)

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

13.2.632

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Bracelet

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. 4558), 1857; acquired by the Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, in an exchange, 1880‘s; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Smithsonian Instutitue # 4558; DCM Red # 13.107

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