Breast Ornament (Crocodile)

Iatmul people, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

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2001

Bark fiber string, cowrie shell, and nassa shell

Overall: 24 x 3 1/2 in. (60.96 x 8.89 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Derrick R. Cartwright

2001.14.34013

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Melanesia

Period

21st century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Ornament

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Acquired from Sebastine Haraha, Senior Technical Officer, Anthropology Department, New Guineas National Museum and Art Gallery; 2001 anonymous gift to Dartmouth College.

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