Braided Beaded Belt

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

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collected 1912

Job's tears (Coix lacryma-jobi), bark fiber string, shredded sago leaves

Overall: 35 7/16 x 1 9/16 in. (90 x 4 cm)

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

171.29.25253

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Accessory

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Coaxing the Spirits to Dance: Art and Society in the Papuan Gulf of New Guinea, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-September 17, 2006.

Changing Traditions in Pacific Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 10, 2002.

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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