Braided Beaded Belt

Kerewa people, Goaribari Island, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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collected 1912

Plant fiber, brown and white seeds

Overall: 19 5/16 x 1 3/8 in. (49 x 3.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Bradley M. Patten

171.29.25250

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Accessory

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Professor William Patten (1861-1932, Class of 1908H, Dartmouth Professor of Zoology, 1893-1931), March 1912; to his son Dr. Bradley M. Patten (1889-1971), Ann Arbor, Michigan; given to present collection, 1971.

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