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Pendant

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Solomon Islands, New Georgia Island, Western province
Culture:
New Georgia Island
Medium:
Conus shell
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 x W. 2 1/8 x D. 1/4 in. (5.7 x 5.4 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.767
Not on view
[Aaron Furman Gallery, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 68.



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