Beaded Pouch

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


collected 1912

Bark fiber string, Job‘s tears (Coix lacryma-jobi)

Overall: 2 3/8 × 2 3/16 in. (6 × 5.5 cm)

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



Oceania, Melanesia


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag



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.

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.


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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