Breast Ornament

possibly Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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collected 1893

Wood, red seeds, plant fiber, boar tusk

Overall: 9 7/16 x 5 11/16 in. (24 x 14.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired by exchange from the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

172.12.25345

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Breastplate

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Adolph Peter Goodwin (1842-1914), 1893; Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, St. Johnsbury, Vermont; acquired by present collection in Exchange 160, 1972.

Old Number

Fairbanks Museum # 253

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